Nubia Facts
David Leshik
• Egypt dominated Nubian Kingdom of Kush
for about 1000 years from 2000 and 1000
B.C.
• Egyptian Armies raided and occupied the
Kush for a period of time while Nubia was
in charge. 2000-1200 B.C.
• Nubia is south of Egypt between the first
cataract of the Nile, an area of churning
rapids and the division of the River...
• Several Nubian Kingdoms served as a
trade corridor and used the Nile which
linked Egypt and Mediterranean to Africa
and ...
• Egypt forced Egyptian rule on Kush 2000-
1200 B.C.
• Napata is Kush’s capital and was center of
Egyptian trade+culture
• Kushite princess brought back culture and
customs such as rituals and hieroglyphic
writings from Egypt 2000-1200 B.C.
• Egypt began to decline in 1200 B.C. then
Kush regained it’s independence
• Kush wanted to guard their values by
conquering Egypt and ousting its Libyan
Rulers 751 B.C.
• Piankhi a Kushite King overthrow Libyan
dynasty and united the entire Nile Valley
from Delta in North to Napata in South...
• They became Egypt’s 25th
dynasty 751
B.C.
• Piankhis dynasty was short lived and were
conquered by Assyrians 671 B.C.
• Despite the loss of Egypt, they than
experienced a Golden Age 671-250 B.C.
• Kush moved down to Meroe and became
active in flourishing trade among Africa,
Arabia and India 250 B.C.
• They had abundant supplies of Iron ore
which they used for weapons and tools
• Meroe was also used to transport many
goods
• Iron Bars, tools, spearheads, jewelry, fine
cotton cloth,lamps, and bottles were
popular
• Kush began to decline and Aksum then
took over the Kushites 150-350 A.D.
• Nubia became partly Christian in AD 300
• Nubia became extinct in 1956
Links
-History Textbook
-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nubia
-http://www.anth.ucsb.edu/faculty/stsmith/research/nubia_histo...
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  1. 1. Nubia Facts David Leshik
  2. 2. • Egypt dominated Nubian Kingdom of Kush for about 1000 years from 2000 and 1000 B.C.
  3. 3. • Egyptian Armies raided and occupied the Kush for a period of time while Nubia was in charge. 2000-1200 B.C.
  4. 4. • Nubia is south of Egypt between the first cataract of the Nile, an area of churning rapids and the division of the River into the Blue+ White Nile
  5. 5. • Several Nubian Kingdoms served as a trade corridor and used the Nile which linked Egypt and Mediterranean to Africa and Red Sea 2000-1200 B.C.
  6. 6. • Egypt forced Egyptian rule on Kush 2000- 1200 B.C.
  7. 7. • Napata is Kush’s capital and was center of Egyptian trade+culture
  8. 8. • Kushite princess brought back culture and customs such as rituals and hieroglyphic writings from Egypt 2000-1200 B.C.
  9. 9. • Egypt began to decline in 1200 B.C. then Kush regained it’s independence
  10. 10. • Kush wanted to guard their values by conquering Egypt and ousting its Libyan Rulers 751 B.C.
  11. 11. • Piankhi a Kushite King overthrow Libyan dynasty and united the entire Nile Valley from Delta in North to Napata in South 751 B.C.
  12. 12. • They became Egypt’s 25th dynasty 751 B.C.
  13. 13. • Piankhis dynasty was short lived and were conquered by Assyrians 671 B.C.
  14. 14. • Despite the loss of Egypt, they than experienced a Golden Age 671-250 B.C.
  15. 15. • Kush moved down to Meroe and became active in flourishing trade among Africa, Arabia and India 250 B.C.
  16. 16. • They had abundant supplies of Iron ore which they used for weapons and tools
  17. 17. • Meroe was also used to transport many goods
  18. 18. • Iron Bars, tools, spearheads, jewelry, fine cotton cloth,lamps, and bottles were popular
  19. 19. • Kush began to decline and Aksum then took over the Kushites 150-350 A.D.
  20. 20. • Nubia became partly Christian in AD 300
  21. 21. • Nubia became extinct in 1956
  22. 22. Links -History Textbook -http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nubia -http://www.anth.ucsb.edu/faculty/stsmith/research/nubia_history.html

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