Class Resources:
Module 1
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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 5:  Ancient Sudan in the New Kingdom Period

FlipGrid Assignment: 
Answer the question:  What do you see as the most significant impact of Egyptian rule in Nubia during the New Kingdom period? in a short (90 second) video response on FlipGrid.

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

History of Nubia (by Marjorie M. Fisher, pp. 25-33)

The Art and Architecture of Nubia During the New Kingdom:  Egypt in Nubia (by Marjorie M. Fisher)

Akhenaten in Nubia (by W. Raymond Johnson)

Gebel Barkal (site) (by Joyce Haynes & Mimi Santini-Ritt)

Abu Simbel (site) (by Marjorie M. Fisher)


László Török. (2009). Between Two Worlds.

ch. 9 The New Kingdom in Nubia (c. 1550-1069 BC)


W. Y. Adams. (1984). Nubia: Corridor to Africa

ch. 9 The Viceroyalty of Kush: Nubia Under the Egyptian New Kingdom


Frank Yurco. (1997). Was Amenmesse the Viceroy of Kush, Messuwy?


David O'Connor. (1987). The Location of Irem.


            Excerpts from Cambridge History of Africa v. 1 (1982).    

David O’Connor

ch. 12 Egypt 1552-664 BC


Excerpts from UNESCO General History of Africa v. 2 (1981).

            N. M. Sherif:

            Nubia Before Napata (c. 3100-750 BC): The New Kingdom (c. 1580-1050 BC) (from ch. 9)


New Kingdom Empire New Kingdom  North Africa/Near East Political Map Map of Kush Ancient Metal Resources  Map of Nubia from Oriental Institute (U Chicago)
New Kingdom Empire New Kingdom Political Kush Aksum 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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