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El-Kurru, Sudan

As I have described in previous posts on Nubia/Sudan, a Kushite army (in what is Sudan today), led by King (Pharaoh ) Piye, launched a successful invasion of Egypt around 727 BC, creating what became known as the Twenty-fifth dynasty of Egypt. 517 more words

Justin Ames

Taharqa to the Rescue

Concept art for Taharqa, future ruler of the Kushite empire, as he might have looked when he was a young prince in the year 700 BC. 93 more words


Taharqa: One Of Ancient Egypt's African Pharaohs And One Of The Bible's Pharaohs

Taharqa was the sovereigns of the Ancient Egyptian 25th dynasty  – The Nubian Dynasty- and monarch of the Kingdom of Kush, which was located in what is now modern day Northern Sudan. 292 more words