Union for Nubian Studies

Welcome to the website of the Union for Nubian Studies, an academic and para-academic effort to bring together all fields of Nubian studies. [Read more]

UNS publishes Dotawo: A Journal of Nubian Studies hosted at the eScholarship repository of the California Digital Library, and the Dotawo Monograph series in collaboration with with open-access publishing house punctum books.

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El Kurru Exhibition & Catalogue

“Graffiti as Devotion” is a new exhibit on ancient and medieval graffiti at El-Kurru, and is currently open at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The exhibit was co-curated by Geoff Emberling and Suzanne Davis and will run through March 20, 2020. https://nubianstudiessociety.wordpress.com/2019/10/25/el-kurru-exhibition-and-catalogue/ Exhibit Website: http://exhibitions.kelsey.lsa.umich.edu/graffiti-el-kurru/index.php

SFDAS – Publications

Since 1969, and in collaboration with the Sudanese Department of Antiquities, the French Section of the Direction of Antiquities of Sudan (SFDAS) has been excavating numerous archaeological sites located in the Middle Nile Valley and maintaining a systematic inventory of them. These sites cover a wide range of time periods that include Prehistory, Kerma, Egyptian, … Continue reading SFDAS – Publications

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