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Lost Civilizations: Nubia

Afternoon Lecture/Seminar

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. ET
Code: 1J0215
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Meroe pyramids

Nubia, the often-overlooked southern neighbor of Egypt, has been home to groups of vibrant and adaptive peoples for millennia. Situated among the ancient superpowers of Egypt, Aksum, and the Greco-Roman world, Nubia’s connections with these cultures shaped the region’s history through colonialism and cultural entanglement.

Sarah M. Schellinger, a lecturer in the history of art at Ohio State University specializing in the art and archaeology of ancient Egypt and Nubia, explores the Nubians’ religious, social, economic, and cultural histories, from their nomadic origins during the Stone Ages to their rise to power during the Napatan and Meroitic periods. Schellinger presents the Nubians through their archaeological and textual remains, reminding us that they were a rich and dynamic civilization in their own right.

Schellinger is the author of Nubia: Lost Civilizations.

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