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The Nubian Pharaohs: Black Kings on the Nile

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The Nubian Pharaohs: Black Kings on the Nile - Bonnet, Charles, and Leclant, Jean (Foreword by)
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In 2003, a Swiss archaeological team working in northern Sudan uncovered one of the most remarkable Egyptological finds in recent years. At the site known as Kerma, near the third cataract of the Nile, archaeologist Charles Bonnet and his team discovered a ditch within a temple from the ancient city of Pnoubs, which contained seven monumental black granite statues. Magnificently sculpted, and in an excellent state of preservation, they portrayed five pharaonic rulers, including Taharqa and Tanutamun, the last two pharaohs ...

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The Nubian Pharaohs: Black Kings on the Nile 2007, American University in Cairo Press

ISBN-13: 9789774160103

Hardcover