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The Civilization of Kush

Along with the definitions, be able to compare Egypt to Nubia and Kush. You will need a topic sentence, at least five comparisons with elaboration, and a concluding sentence.
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Nubia
a strong civilization that arose south of Egypt in this region
Sudan
Nubia arose in this present-day country
Ta-seti
Egyptian word for Nubia; means "land of the bow"
Kush
Nubia was called this during the time the city of Napata was the capital of the kingdom
Kerma
earliest kingdom of Nubia created when stronger villages overtook weaker ones
savannas
grassy plains south of the Sahara Desert where the Nubian people came from
Napata
capital city of Kush located in the upper Nile where trade made the kindgom thrive
Piye
founded a dynasty that ruled both Egypt and Kush from the city of Napata
iron products and slaves
Traders from Kush traded cotton, textiles, and other goods in exchange for these two things
Meroe
trading city and center for iron-making; third kingdom of Nubia
Axum
Kingdom from present-day Ethiopia that conquered Meroe
Kashta
Kushite king who began a conquest of Egypt
Assyrians
the people of Meroe learned iron-making from this group of people
Kerma, Kush, Meroe
three kingdoms of ancient Nubia