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Nubian History and Culture

Between the cities of Aswan in southern Egypt and Khartoum in central northern Sudan, the Nubian region extends for 123,000 square kilometres along the Nile River. Nubia's history can be traced from 2000 BCE to 1504 AD, making it one of the earliest civilizations in ancient Africa. Pharaoh Thutmose I invaded Egypt around 1500 BC during the new kingdom era (1570 AD – 1070 AD). Nubia was known for having many powerful kingdoms, the most notable of which was the kingdom of Kush, which invaded Egypt in the 8th century BC and founded the 25th dynasty. The great kingdom of Kush fell apart in the 4th century AD, and Nubia was split between Egypt and the Senner sultanate, leading to the Ottoman empire's partial Arabization and rapid Islamization in the 16th century. The Khedivate of Egypt, established in 1899 during the nineteenth century, unified the entire region.

Ancient Egypt and Nubia

During both peace and war, the two countries had a very close friendship. They both used rock art-inspired royal symbols. Between the two, there were many cultural exchanges, collaborations, and even marriages. Via the trade in ebony, ivory, leopard hides, and a variety of resins, they had a close economic relationship. Nubia served as Egypt's connection to east and south African treasures such as gold, incense, ebony, copper, ivory, and rare animals.

Nubian Temples

Nubia derives its name from the word "Nub," which means "gold," owing to the area's abundance of gold mines, rare stones, and some of Egypt's most magnificent and majestic monuments. The Temple of Philae and Abu Simbel temples, both found in Nubia, are two of the most well-known temples in ancient Egypt's history. Both temples were saved by UNESCO in the mid-1960s as a result of the High Aswan Dam's catastrophic effects, and they are must-see attractions on a Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan.

Nubian Crafts

The Nubians are a proud, gentle, honest, and long-lasting people with their own culture and customs. Their homes were known for having a backyard and a dome on top. Their culture includes a variety of art styles, exquisite paintings, and lovely decorations, as well as enchanting pottery, mesmerizing handicrafts such as basket weaving, palm frond mats, and necklaces.

Nubian Customs and Villages

Within their culture, they have many rituals, dances, and a unique set of customs, especially when a marriage occurs and a newborn "Sebou" is delivered. Because of their inclusive nature, they all marry in the same place. Their villages are unlike anything else in Egypt, and they are divided into three tribes: Al-Fadiga, Al-Orayqat (Originally Bedouin Traders who Migrated from Hijaz), and Al-Konoz, also known as Al-Matoka (A Mix of Arab Tribes, the Biggest Being Al-Gohayna Tribe, from the Arabian Peninsula).

Nubian Museum and Symbols

The Nubian culture's shield, which represents courage, and the black cat, which represents joy and hope in contrast to the majority of the world's cultures, which believe it represents a bad omen, are two of the many symbols. A cow or an owl as a sign represents death and bad luck. The popular Nubian Museum in Aswan was founded by UNESCO to bring the Nubian culture back to life. It was built using Nubian architecture and ancient sandstone and houses over 2,000 objects, many of which are from ancient Nubian culture, as well as a variety of colourful exhibits from the Nubian heritage.

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