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Nubia. By: Lyllie M-C, Trent Taylor, Jae Cooper, Preston Hughes, Lane Bye. Nubian Map. About Nubia. Nubia got its named because it means Gold Mine in the Egyptian language. Nubia is as old as Egypt Is an all-powerful & sacred monarch Complex political organization

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Nubia

Nubia

By: Lyllie M-C, Trent Taylor, Jae Cooper, Preston Hughes, Lane Bye.



About nubia
About Nubia

  • Nubia got its named because it meansGold Mine in the Egyptian language.

  • Nubia is as old as Egypt

  • Is an all-powerful & sacred monarch

  • Complex political organization

  • 1st Complex Society

  • Capital city is Meroe


About meroe
About Meroe

  • Is located in Upper Nubia.

  • The kings of Nubia ruled all of Egypt and conduct themselves in the age old manner of Egyptian rulers.

  • Costume & buried according to the ways of the Egyptian customs.

  • The Nubian kings resided at Memphis, the old capital. Thebes, the new king of the new kingdom capital, was the residence of a king’s family who was titled “God’s wife of Amon.”


Neolithic times for the nubians
Neolithic times for the Nubians

  • Thousands of years ago, seasonal lakes and savanna made Nubia a rich environment supporting a large population ranging across what is now barren desert.

  • By the middle of the 5th millennium BCE, Nubian's were full participants in the "agricultural revolution," living a settled lifestyle with domesticated plants and animals.


The beginning of nubian culture 2400bce
The Beginning of Nubian Culture 2400BCE

  • The Kerma Culture that evoked out of Neolithic times started trading with other parts of Africa, Middle East, and Europe.

  • They started trading luxury goods such as gold, ivory, ebony, incense, and even live animals to the Egyptian Pharaohs.

  •  By 1650 BCE, Kerma had become a densely occupied urban center overseeing a centralized state stretching from at least the 1st Cataract to the 4th, rivaling ancient Egypt.


New egyptian colony
New Egyptian colony

  • In 1500 BCE, Egypt conquered all of Nubiaforging a great empire that stretched all the way from the Euphrates in Syria to the 5th Cataract of the Nile.

  • They built huge monuments throughout Egypt and Nubia, such as the famous temple of Abu Simbel.


Sources
Sources

  • The Earth and Its People

  • http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/421485/Nubia

  • Ways of the World

  • http://www.anth.ucsb.edu/faculty/stsmith/research/nubia_history.html


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