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Kingdom of Kush
Economy, Geography, Pyramids, Kings, Queens, Candaces
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Kushite queen who reigned over the most prosperous period of Meroe's history.
Blind in one eye and skilled at negotiation, this fierce Kushite warrior-queen both warred and traded with the Roman Empire.
The lion-headed warrior god worshipped in later Kush during the Meroitic period.
Latinized word for Meroitic queens that may have meant "Queen Regent" or "Queen Mother" but also could have meant "Royal Woman."
Shallow rocky portions of the Nile.
The great Kushite king of the city of Meroe, who broke free from Egyptian dominance to help direct a wholly distinct culture.
The sending of goods out of a country to other areas for trade purposes.
God's Wife of Amun
Traditionally the highest position a woman could hold in ancient Egypt that allowed for the power to dictate governmental policy.
"The bringing of goods into a country from abroad for trade purposes.
Primary city of the earliest known civilization in the Nubian region c. 2500 BCE.
A kingdom in northern Africa in the region corresponding to modern-day Sudan.
A wealthy metropolis and later capital of the Kingdom of Kush (c. 1069 BCE - c. 350 CE)
The original capital of the Kingdom of Kush where a powerful sect of the Priesthood of Amun was located.
Later name of the region of Kush most probably given by the Egyptians to the north.
First Meroitic queen of Kush.
Egyptian word for the Kushites meaning "Land of the Bow."
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