Class Resources:
Module 1
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Module 5
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Module 7
Module 8
Module 9
Module 10
Module 11
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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 8:  The 25th Dynasty in Egypt

FlipGrid Assignment: 
Answer the question:  What do you think is the most significant aspect of the period of Nubian control of Egypt?  in a short (90 second) video response on FlipGrid.

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

The Art and Architecture of Kushite Nubia (by Peter Lacovara)

Kings and Kingship in Ancient Nubia (by Robert G. Morkot)


László Török. (2009). Between Two Worlds.

ch. 13 Lower Nubia under the Twenty-Fifth Dynasty and the Napatan Kings (c. 795-332 BC)


Derek Welsby (1996). The Kingdom of Kush:  The Napatan and Meroitic Empires.

ch. 2 The Heyday of Kush


Frank Yurco. (1991). The Shabaka-Shebitku Coregency and the Supposed Second Campaign of Sennacherib against Judah.


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

J. Leclant:

The Empire of Kush:  Napata and Meroe:  Sudanese Domination in Egypt (from ch. 10)


Excerpts from Fontes Historiae Nubiorum I (1994).

Shabaqo (pp. 121-123)

Shebitqo (pp. 125-128)

Taharqo (pp. 129-190)

Tanutamani (pp. 190-210)


Assyria and Kush Map Empire of Kush  North Africa/Near East Political Map Map of Kush Empire of Aksum Map Map of Nubia from Oriental Institute (U Chicago)
Assyrian and Kushite Empires Kushite Empire 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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