Pharaoh of the Two Lands - The African story of the kings of Napata

27 April 2022 25 July 2022 Exhibition Finished
In the 8th century BC, a kingdom grew up around the Nubian capital, Napata. In about 730 BC, the Nubian king Piankhy conquered Egypt and founded the 25th Dynasty of Kushite kings, who ruled for more than fifty years over a kingdom stretching from the Nile Delta to the confluence of the White and Blue Niles. The most famous of those kings is the pharaoh Taharqa. The exhibition highlights the importance of this vast...
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