Ancient Nubia: African Kingdoms on the Nile

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Price
$75.00  $69.75
Publisher
American University in Cairo Press
Publish Date
Pages
472
Dimensions
9.4 X 1.6 X 12.0 inches | 5.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9789774164781
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About the Author

Marjorie M. Fisher is adjunct assistant professor of Egyptology at the University of Michigan. Peter Lacovara is director of the Ancient Egyptian Heritage and Archaeology Fund. He was formerly senior curator of ancient Egyptian, Nubian, and Near Eastern art at the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University. He is co-editor of Ancient Nubia: African Kingdoms on the Nile (AUC Press, 2012). Salima Ikram is distinguished professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo. She has directed the Animal Mummy Project and the North Kharga Darb Ain Amur Survey, among other truly exciting projects and excavations, throughout Egypt and in Turkey, Sudan, and Greece. She has worked in museums around the world, including the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. and the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. She has published extensively, for both scholarly and general audiences. Sue D'Auria is a former associate curator at the Huntington Museum of Art. Chester Higgins Jr. is a world-renowned photographer and author of six books of photography whose work has appeared in ART- news, Essence, and The New York Times Sunday Magazine.Zahi Hawass is one of the world's best known Egyptologists, former Egyptian minister of state for antiquities, and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence. He is the author of many books on ancient Egypt, including (with Sahar Saleem) Scanning the Pharaohs: CT Imaging of the New Kingdom Royal Mummies (AUC Press, 2016).

Reviews


This beautifully illustrated volume offers the general reader a survey of this little-known civilization and is highly recommended. Library Journal


[B]rings the ancient unknown kingdom of Nubia alive through essays and beautiful photos. Booklist




"This beautifully illustrated volume offers the general reader a survey of this little-known civilization and is highly recommended."--Library Journal


"[B]rings the ancient unknown kingdom of Nubia alive through essays and beautiful photos."--Booklist


"[Ancient Nubia: African Kingdoms on the Nile] is arguably the definitive work on the subject to date. And the on-location lush color photographs of Chester Higgins Jr. are worthy of a volume of their own!"--KMT: A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt




"This beautifully illustrated volume offers the general reader a survey of this little-known civilization and is highly recommended."--Library Journal


"[B]rings the ancient unknown kingdom of Nubia alive through essays and beautiful photos."--Booklist


"[Ancient Nubia: African Kingdoms on the Nile] is arguably the definitive work on the subject to date. And the on-location lush color photographs of Chester Higgins Jr. are worthy of a volume of their own!"--KMT: A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt