Chain with Hathor Heads
Golden chain links in the shape of Hathor heads. From the treasure of the Nubian queen Amanishakheto, pyramid N6, Meroe, modern-day...
Cursive Block from Meroe
Sandstone block with cursive Meroitic inscriptions. From Meroe, modern-day northern Sudan. 1st century CE. (State Museum...
Deciphering the Past
King Ergamenes (also known as King Arkamani I, reigned 295-275 BCE) was the first great king of Meroe (located in modern-day...
God Sebiumeker Gold Shield
Gold shield with the head of god Sebiumeker. From the treasure of the Nubian queen Amanishakheto, pyramid N6, Meroe, modern-day...
Golden Jackal from Meroe
Golden jackal. From the treasure of the Nubian queen Amanishakheto, pyramid N6, Meroe, modern-day northern Sudan. Meroitic...
Jewels of Ancient Nubia
Jewels of Ancient Nubia, edited by Yvonne J. Markowitz, Rita J. Kaplan and Susan B. Kaplan Curator of Jewelry, and Denise...
Map of the Ptolemaic World
A map showing the known world at the time of the Ptolemaic Empire, ca. 300 BC.
Quick Facts TypeSyllabic GenealogyEgyptian LocationAfrica Time2th century BCE to 5th century CE DirectionVariable The Meroïtic...
Ruins of the royal city in Meroe, Nubia, Sudan