Class Resources:
Module 1
Module 2
Module 3
Module 4
Module 5
Module 6
Module 7
Module 8
Module 9
Module 10
Module 11
Module 12
Module 13
Module 14

Other Resources:
Ancient World Online--Open Access Ancient Nubia and Sudan
Full Text of Fontes Historiae Nubiorum I-IV
UNESCO General History of Africa v. 2
Lost Nubia: A Centennial Exhibit of Photographs from the 1905-1907 Egypt Expedition of the University of Chicago
The Nubia Salvage Project
The Lost Land of Nubia: Egypt’s Southern Neighbor in Africa
Ancient Nubia
Gallery of Artifacts from Exhibition “Ancient Nubia: Egypt’s Rival in Africa” e-books and texts
Project Gutenberg free ebooks

Week 4:  The Late Kerma Period and the Conflict with 17th/18th Dynasty Egypt

FlipGrid Assignment: 
Answer the question:  How has the understanding of the Kerma culture changed in the years since it was first studied by Reisner? in a short (90 second) video response on FlipGrid.

Marjorie M. Fisher, et al. (2012). Ancient Nubia:  African Kingdoms on the Nile.

Nubian Ceramics (by Christian Knoblauch & Peter Lacovara)

From Food to Furniture: Animals in Ancient Nubia (by Salima Ikram)

Kerma (site) (by Charles Bonnet)


László Török. (2009). Between Two Worlds.

ch. 7 Kerma Domination in Lower Nubia in the Second Intermediate Period (c. 1650-1550 BC)


            Miriam Lichtheim (1976).  Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume II: The New Kingdom.          

            Autobiography of Ahmose son of Abana (pp. 12-15)


New Kingdom Empire  2nd Intermediate Period  North Africa/Near East Political Map Map of Kush Kerma Location Detail Map of Nubia from Oriental Institute (U Chicago)
New Kingdom Empire 2nd Intermediate Period Political Kush Kerma Location Map Orietal Institute


This Project Dedicated to the Memory of
Peter L. Shinnie
Dr. Peter L. Shinnie
University of Calgary, Alberta
Frank Yurco
Dr. Frank Yurco
University of Chicago

in gratitude for their assistance
when I began studying this subject
in 1995
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