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Nubian artifacts found in remains of temple

Nubian artifacts have been found in the remains of a temple found in Sudan. A team of Italian and Russian archeologists has made what the Sudan Antiquities Service is calling the most important discovery in the last decade. A basalt ritual altar, a base for a sacred boat, and a hieroglyphic

Archaeologists search for lost Nubian city

Archaeologists are searching for a lost royal city in the Sahara Desert that was ruled by the kings of Nubia nearly 3,000 years ago. "I'm hoping to come away with a good idea about where the city's remains are and be able to map them as extensively as I can," he

Stone gate unearthed in Luxor

A 2,700-year-old gate errected by Nubian King Shabaka has been unearthed near Luxor's Karnak temple. The gate, which was found to be "in good condition," once led to the room holding the king's treasures, the ministry said. "It is the first time an item of the 25th dynasty has been found in

Ancient irrigation may have spread disease

Analysis of Nubian mummies from along the Nile suggests that the plague of schistosomiasis may have been spread due to irrigation techniques in place at the time they lived. About 25 percent of mummies in the study dated to about 1,500 years ago were found to have Schistosoma mansoni, a species

Ancient antibiotics

A chemical analysis of the bones belong to ancient Nubians show that they regularly consumed tetracycline. A chemical analysis of the bones of ancient Nubians shows that they were regularly consuming tetracycline, most likely in their beer. The finding is the strongest evidence yet that the art of making antibiotics,