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Amunhotep-son-of-Hapu was a courtier, who was employed as a royal scribe and "overseer of all the work of the king" in the reign of Amunhotep III (Dynasty XVIII). Later, in the Ptolemaic period, he was deified on account of his reputation for wisdom....
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Ancient Tomb Reveals Cultural Entanglement between Egypt and Nubia
The fragmentation of Egypt's kingship in the 8th century BC was an opportunity seized by the Kingdom of Kush in Nubia.
Black Pharaohs: The Kings of Kush – Egypt's 25th Dynasty
Lost in antiquity and shrouded in mystery, ancient Nubia (another name for Kush), extended south along the Nile River from the First Cataract to the Shubaluga Gorge (Sixth Cataract ). Today this region is located in modern Sudan, with a small portion ...
The Bucket List: 7 Ancient Pyramids Still Standing
Photo by Valerian Guillot, CC BY 2.0 Like its neighbor to the north, you'll find Nubian pyramids in Sudan as well. In fact, in the ancient city of Meroe there are more than 200.
Welcome to the land that no country wants
Africa's On-Going Attraction: Levison Wood's “Walking the Nile”
Yet, he persists, with new guides and carriers, north of Khartoum, where a side-trip takes him to the Meroe pyramids, in the Bayuda Desert, “the capital of the Nubian Kingdom of Kush for hundreds of years.” The temperature reaches 132 degrees Fahrenheit.

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