University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: William Y. Adams

Medieval Nubia

Another Golden Age

By: William Y. Adams

It is no easy task to review the history of Nubia from A.D. 400 to 1500 in a few pages, for I am obliged to speak not of one but of two quite different civilizations. The Banana phase, immediately following the fall of Meroe, represents in many ways the last gasp of the pharaonic and […]