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Northernmost part of Nubia, downstream on the Nile from Upper Nubia. Wikipedia

  • Upper Nubia

    Southernmost part of Nubia, upstream on the Nile from Lower Nubia. So called because the Nile flows north, so it is further upstream and of higher elevation in relation to Lower Nubia. Wikipedia

  • Nubia

    Region along the Nile river encompassing the area between the first cataract of the Nile and the confluence of the Blue and White Niles (south of Khartoum in central Sudan), or more strictly, Al Dabbah. The seat of one of the earliest civilizations of ancient Africa, the Kerma culture, which lasted from around 2500 BC until its conquest by the New Kingdom of Egypt under Pharaoh Thutmose I around 1500 BC, whose heirs ruled most of Nubia for the next 400 years. Wikipedia

  • A-Group culture

    Ancient civilization that flourished between the First and Second Cataracts of the Nile in Nubia. It lasted from c. undefined 3800 BCE to c. undefined 3100 BCE. Wikipedia

  • Kingdom of Kush

    Ancient kingdom in Nubia, centered along the Nile Valley in what is now northern Sudan and southern Egypt. Early cradle of civilization, producing several complex societies that engaged in trade and industry. Wikipedia

  • Qustul

    Archaeological cemetery located on the eastern bank of the Nile in Lower Nubia, just opposite of Ballana near the Sudan frontier. The site has archaeological records from the A-Group culture, the New Kingdom of Egypt and the X-Group culture. Wikipedia

  • Dongola Reach

    Reach of approximately 160 km in length stretching from the Fourth downriver to the Third Cataracts of the Nile in Upper Nubia, Sudan. The heart of ancient Nubia. Wikipedia

  • Medieval Arabic name for Lower Nubia, the region of the Nile around the first and second cataracts, including Aswan. Sometimes used interchangeably with the Nubian region of Nobadia. Wikipedia

  • Karanog

    Kushite town in Lower Nubia on the west bank of the Nile (near Qasr Ibrim). Probably a provincial capital under its own peshto in the second and third centuries AD. It was excavated between 1907 and 1910 by David Randall-MacIver and Leonard Woolley of the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Wikipedia

  • Askut

    Ancient Egyptian island fortress in the Middle Kingdom on the Nile, which was built for the purpose of securing the border to Nubia. Since the completion of the Aswan High Dam, the island has been flooded with Lake Nubia. Wikipedia

  • Upper Egypt

    Southern portion of Egypt and is composed of the lands on both sides of the Nile that extend downriver between Nubia and Lower Egypt in the north. Known as tꜣ šmꜣw, literally "the Land of Reeds" or "the Sedgeland" Wikipedia

  • Ayyubid dynasty

    Sunni Muslim dynasty of Kurdish origin, founded by Saladin and centered in Egypt, ruling over the Levant, Mesopotamia, Hijaz, Nubia and parts of the Maghreb. The dynasty ruled large parts of the Middle East during the 12th and 13th centuries. Wikipedia

  • Military of ancient Nubia

    Region along the Nile river encompassing the area between the first cataract of the Nile as well as the confluence of the blue and white Niles (south of Khartoum in central Sudan) or, more strictly, Al Dabbah. The seat of several civilizations of ancient Africa, including the Kerma culture, the kingdom of Kush, Nobatia, Makuria and Alodia. Wikipedia

  • Cataracts of the Nile

    Broken by many small boulders and stones jutting out of the river bed, as well as many rocky islets. Smoother, but still shallow. Wikipedia

  • Shellal

    Small ancient village on the banks of the Nile, south of Aswan in Upper Egypt. The traditional northern frontier of the Nubian region with both the Egyptian Empire and the Roman Empire. Wikipedia

  • Ballana

    Cemetery in Lower Nubia. Excavated by Walter Bryan Emery along with nearby Qustul between 1928 and 1931 as a rescue project before a second rising of the Aswan Low Dam. Wikipedia

  • Philae

    Island in the reservoir of the Aswan Low Dam, downstream of the Aswan Dam and Lake Nasser, Egypt. Originally located near the expansive First Cataract of the Nile in Upper Egypt and was the site of an Egyptian temple complex. Wikipedia

  • Nubian Museum

    Archaeological museum located in Aswan, Upper Egypt. Built to a design by architect Mahmoud El-Hakim for an estimated construction cost of LE 75 million . Wikipedia

  • Batn-El-Hajar

    Reach of approximately 160 km in length stretching from the Dal Cataract of the Nile downriver to the now under Lake Nubia submerged Second Cataract in present-day Sudan. Barren and granite-rich landscape limiting arable soil and, thus, sparsely inhabited. Wikipedia

  • Triakontaschoinos

    Geographical and administrative term used in the Greco-Roman world for the part of Lower Nubia between the First and Second Cataracts of the Nile, which formed a buffer zone between Egypt and later Rome on the one hand and Meroë on the other hand. Known as the Dodekaschoinos or Dodecaschoenus . Wikipedia

  • Semi-nomadic Muslim dynasty of mixed Arab–Beja ancestry that ruled the border region between Upper Egypt and Nubia between the 10th and 15th centuries. They were descended from the sons of sheikhs of the Arab Banu Rabi'ah tribe and princesses of the Beja Hadariba tribe. Wikipedia

  • Abu Simbel

    Village in the Egyptian part of Nubia, about 240 km southwest of Aswan and near the border with Sudan. As of 2012, it has about 2600 inhabitants. Wikipedia

  • Nubian priestly family that was influential in the Dodekaschoinos between Upper Egypt and Nubia in the second and third centuries CE, named after two of its members. They are attested by mostly Demotic temple inscriptions. Wikipedia

  • Aniba (Nubia)

    Village in Nubia, about 230 km south of Aswan. Today flooded by the Lake Nasser. Wikipedia

  • C-Group culture

    Archaeological culture found in Lower Nubia, which dates from ca. 2400 BCE to ca. 1550 BCE. Named by George A. Reisner. Wikipedia

  • Qasr Ibrim

    Archaeological site in Lower Nubia, located in the modern country of Egypt. Economic, political, and religious center. Wikipedia

  • Large island in the Nile River in Nubia between the second and third cataracts, in the country of Sudan. 12 km long and 5.5 km wide. Wikipedia

  • Abu Simbel temples

    The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock-cut temples at Abu Simbel (أبو سمبل), a village in Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230 km southwest of Aswan (about 300 km by road). Wikipedia

  • Kashta

    8th century BC king of the Kushite Dynasty in ancient Nubia and the successor of Alara. Often translated directly as "The Kushite". Wikipedia

  • Variety of Arabic spoken by the Ṣaʽīdi people (Upper Egyptians) in Upper Egypt, a strip of land on both sides of the Nile river that extends between Nubia and downriver (northwards) to Lower Egypt. It shares linguistic features with both Egyptian Arabic and the Quran's Classical Arabic. Wikipedia

  • Nile Basin

    Part of Africa drained by the Nile River and its tributaries. Effectively the most notable drainage basin on the continent. Wikipedia


Sentences forLower Nubia

  • Under his rule, Egyptian armies pushed south into Nubia as far as the Second Cataract, building a border fort at Buhen and incorporating all of Lower Nubia as an Egyptian colony.Middle Kingdom of Egypt-Wikipedia
  • In 1365 a civil war forced the Makurian court to flee to Gebel Adda in Lower Nubia, while Dongola was destroyed and left to the Arabs.Sudan-Wikipedia
  • By 1365 Makuria had virtually collapsed and was reduced to a petty kingdom restricted to Lower Nubia, until finally disappearing c. undefined 150 years later.Funj Sultanate-Wikipedia
  • In Handbook of Ancient Nubia, Claude Rilly (2019) states that Cushitic languages once dominated Lower Nubia along with the Ancient Egyptian language.Cushitic languages-Wikipedia
  • Among the sampled populations, the Kerma people were overall nearest to the Kush populations in Upper Nubia, the A-Group culture bearers of Lower Nubia, and Ethiopians.Nubia-Wikipedia
  • Parts of Nubia, particularly Lower Nubia, were at times a part of ancient Pharaonic Egypt and at other times a rival state representing parts of Meroë or the Kingdom of Kush.Nubians-Wikipedia
  • Lower Nubia laid between the First and the Second Cataracts within the current borders of Egypt, Middle Nubia laid between the Second and the Third Cataracts, and Upper Nubia laid south of the Third Cataract.Nubia-Wikipedia
  • There were no traces of an independent Christian kingdom when the Ottomans occupied Lower Nubia in the 1560s, while the Funj had come into possession of Upper Nubia south of the third cataract.Makuria-Wikipedia
  • Ptolemaic control was restored as far south as Philae, but Lower Nubia, which had come under the control of the kingdom of Meroe during the revolt, was not reclaimed.Ptolemy IX Soter-Wikipedia
  • He ceded the Dodekaschoinos, upstream of the First Cataract in Lower Nubia, to the Noba people, who were subsidized by the Romans to defend the frontier, now at Syene (Aswan), from attack by the Blemmyes.Roman Egypt-Wikipedia
  • He mentions historical records of the Blemmyes, a Cushitic speaking tribe which controlled Lower Nubia and some cities in Upper Egypt.Cushitic languages-Wikipedia
  • Based on onomastic evidence, the Medjay and the Blemmyes of northern Nubia are believed to have spoken Cushitic languages related to the modern Beja language.Cushitic languages-Wikipedia
  • Until 1570, however, the Ottomans had established themselves in Qasr Ibrim in Lower Nubia, most likely a preemptive move to secure Upper Egypt from Funj aggression.Funj Sultanate-Wikipedia
  • In 1365 a civil war forced the Makurian court to flee to Gebel Adda in Lower Nubia, while Dongola was destroyed and left to the Arabs.History of Sudan-Wikipedia
  • Trade with Makuria probably ran through the Bayuda Desert, following Wadi Abu Dom or Wadi Muqaddam, while another route went from near Abu Hamad to Korosko in Lower Nubia.Alodia-Wikipedia
  • Hebrew scholar David M. Goldenberg has suggested that the Hebrew name is derived from Kash, the Egyptian name of Lower Nubia and later of the Nubian kingdom at Napata, known as the Kingdom of Kush.Cush (Bible)-Wikipedia
  • It had disappeared by the 1560s, when the Ottomans occupied Lower Nubia.Makuria-Wikipedia
  • Lower Nubia was the northern part of the region, located between the second and the first cataract of Aswān; this was called Wawat.Cushitic peoples-Wikipedia
  • Linguistic evidence indicates that Cushitic languages were spoken in Lower Nubia, an ancient region which straddles present day Southern Egypt and Northern Sudan, before the arrival of North Eastern Sudanic languages from Upper NubiaCushitic languages-Wikipedia
  • The island is located just downstream of the First Cataract, at the southern border of Upper Egypt with Lower Nubia.Elephantine-Wikipedia
  • His father, Abbas Al-Aswany, was from Aswan (in Lower Nubia) and was a lawyer and writer who “is remembered as being a captivating and charismatic speaker with a broad following and loyalty within a cross-section of the Egyptian revolutionary intelligentsia”.Alaa Al Aswany-Wikipedia
  • The sherd is believed to have been made in Aswan (300-500 CE) or Lower Nubia (500-600 CE), suggesting early trading ties with kingdoms in the Nile Valley.Heis (town)-Wikipedia
  • Rilly (2019) mentions historical records of a powerful Cushitic speaking race which controlled Lower Nubia and some cities in Upper Egypt.Cushitic peoples-Wikipedia
  • The rebellion also meant that the Ptolemies lost contact with the Triacontaschoenus region (Lower Nubia).Ptolemy X Alexander I-Wikipedia
  • Until the reign of Ptolemy IV, the Ptolemies had controlled the region south of Aswan to the second cataract, which was known as the Triacontaschoenus or Lower Nubia and included rich gold mines.Ptolemy VI Philometor-Wikipedia
  • Anthropological and archaeological research indicate that during the pre-dynastic period Lower Nubia and Magadan Upper Egypt were ethnically, and culturally nearly identical, and thus, simultaneously evolved systems of Pharaonic kingship by 3300 BCE.History of Sudan-Wikipedia
  • Qasr Ibrim (قصر ابريم; Meroitic: Pedeme; Old Nubian: Silimi; Coptic: ⲡⲣⲓⲙ Prim; Latin: Primis) is an archaeological site in Lower Nubia, located in the modern country of Egypt.Qasr Ibrim-Wikipedia
  • There is little evidence for military action during Nyuserre's reign; the Egyptian state continued to maintain trade relations with Byblos on the Levantine coast and to send mining and quarrying expeditions to Sinai and Lower Nubia.Nyuserre Ini-Wikipedia
  • Nobatia or Nobadia (Greek: Νοβαδία, Nobadia; Old Nubian: ⲙⲓⲅⲓⲧⲛ︦ ⲅⲟⲩⲗ, Migitin Goul) was a late antique kingdom in Lower Nubia.Nobatia-Wikipedia
  • The term Blemmyes (, Latin: Blemmyae) is a demonym employed by Greeks, Romans, and possibly Egyptians to denote Eastern Desert people who appeared in written sources from the 7th century BC until the 8th century AD. By the late 4th century, they had occupied Lower Nubia and established a kingdom.Blemmyes-Wikipedia

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