Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa

May 24, 1995 – September 4, 1995

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

Sublevel 2 Floor Plan

Over 300 objects trace the 3,500-year history of Nubia (c. 3100 B.C.-400 A.D.), an ancient civilization that existed along the upper Nile River. Objects include ceramic vessels, jewelry, statuary, and funerary inscriptions.

The exhibition was organized by The University Museum of Archeology and Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania.

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