Archaeology Now presents Black Pharaohs: Egypt, Nubia, and Cultural Merging

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<i>Black Pharaohs: Egypt, Nubia, and Cultural Merging</i>
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Often our identity is comprised of many factors and many influences. Identity in the world of ancient Egypt is no exception. During Egypt's 25th Dynasty, Nubian kings occupied the pharaonic throne and built a great empire stretching from central Africa to the Mediterranean. Ever adaptable, these ancient Nubians not only only innovated but also merged aspects of Egyptian and other African culture into their own - while influencing the development of Egyptian civilization. New scholarship has shown how the Nubians, ignored and discounted for centuries, were remarkable trailblazers.

Guests can listen to Peter Lacovera, Ph.D. present a talk as Archaeology Now wraps up its 2019 season. 

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Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77030


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