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Nubian Collection

"Nubian: Unveiling the Rich Cultural Tapestry of Ancient Africa" Step into a world where history and heritage intertwine, as we explore the captivating realm of Nubia

Background imageNubian Collection: Pyramids at archaeological site of Meroe, Sudan, Africa

Pyramids at archaeological site of Meroe, Sudan, Africa

Background imageNubian Collection: Temple of Philae on an island in Lake Nasser, Nile River, Aswan, Egypt, Africa

Temple of Philae on an island in Lake Nasser, Nile River, Aswan, Egypt, Africa

Background imageNubian Collection: Barbary lion in the New York Zoological Park

Barbary lion in the New York Zoological Park
Postcard showing " Sultan" the barbary lion in the New York Zoological Park. Date: circa 1920

Background imageNubian Collection: Temple of Ramasses (Ramses) II (Ramses the Great), at night, Abu Simbel

Temple of Ramasses (Ramses) II (Ramses the Great), at night, Abu Simbel, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Nubia, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageNubian Collection: Pyramid with rock carvings, Meroe, Sudan, Africa

Pyramid with rock carvings, Meroe, Sudan, Africa

Background imageNubian Collection: Egypt, Abu Simbel, Statues and Temple of Ramses II, main chamber, reliefs

Egypt, Abu Simbel, Statues and Temple of Ramses II, main chamber, reliefs

Background imageNubian Collection: Egyptian Art (engraving)

Egyptian Art (engraving)
8644760 Egyptian Art (engraving) by European School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Egyptian Art. Illustration for Architecture, Sculpture)

Background imageNubian Collection: Young Nubian woman and Ababde man. Ethiopian mixed-race people

Young Nubian woman and Ababde man. Ethiopian mixed-race people. Handcoloured steel engraving by Lizars after an
FLO4605235 Young Nubian woman and Ababde man. Ethiopian mixed-race people. Handcoloured steel engraving by Lizars after an illustration by Charles Hamilton Smith from his Natural History of the Human

Background imageNubian Collection: Statue of Ramses II from Abu Simbel rock temple

Statue of Ramses II from Abu Simbel rock temple
3480446 Statue of Ramses II from Abu Simbel rock temple; (add.info.: Statue of Ramses II from Abu Simbel rock temple in Nubia, southern Egypt)

Background imageNubian Collection: Sir Samuel Baker (1821-1893) and his wife crossing the Nubian Desert, 1863

Sir Samuel Baker (1821-1893) and his wife crossing the Nubian Desert, 1863
1578519 Sir Samuel Baker (1821-1893) and his wife crossing the Nubian Desert, 1863; (add.info.: Sir Samuel Baker (1821-1893) and his wife crossing the Nubian Desert.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageNubian Collection: Africa: Egyptian relief, transport of prisoners, im Nubia (b/w photo)

Africa: Egyptian relief, transport of prisoners, im Nubia (b/w photo)
8664764 Africa: Egyptian relief, transport of prisoners, im Nubia (b/w photo) by Bernatzik, Hugo Adolf (1897-1953); Private Collection; (add.info.: Egyptian relief, transport of prisoners, im Nubia)

Background imageNubian Collection: By the Nile in Nubia (colour litho)

By the Nile in Nubia (colour litho)
8644753 By the Nile in Nubia (colour litho) by European School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: By the Nile in Nubia. The Ibis, Giraffe, Hippopotamus, Crocodiles and Baboons)

Background imageNubian Collection: Rameses II, the Great (1304-1237 BC) third king of 19th dynasty in Ancient Egypt

Rameses II, the Great (1304-1237 BC) third king of 19th dynasty in Ancient Egypt, with Nubian prisoners
536139 Rameses II, the Great (1304-1237 BC) third king of 19th dynasty in Ancient Egypt, with Nubian prisoners. (painted relief); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageNubian Collection: Nubian Female Figure, Egypt, Late Period, 25th Dynasty (711 - 600 BCE) or later. Creator: Unknown

Nubian Female Figure, Egypt, Late Period, 25th Dynasty (711 - 600 BCE) or later. Creator: Unknown
Nubian Female Figure, Egypt, Late Period, 25th Dynasty (711 - 600 BCE) or later

Background imageNubian Collection: Untitled (Gentleman In Eastern Costume With Nubian Model), 1858. Creator: Roger Fenton

Untitled (Gentleman In Eastern Costume With Nubian Model), 1858. Creator: Roger Fenton
Untitled (Gentleman In Eastern Costume With Nubian Model), 1858

Background imageNubian Collection: The Different Human Races, from Natural History of the Animal Kingdom

The Different Human Races, from Natural History of the Animal Kingdom
CHT164094 The Different Human Races, from Natural History of the Animal Kingdom by Gotthelf Heinrich von Schubert (1780-1860), 1861 (colour engraving) by German School

Background imageNubian Collection: Nubian women and girl, Sudan, East Central Africa

Nubian women and girl, Sudan, East Central Africa
Three Nubian women and a girl in patterned textiles, Sudan, East Central Africa. Date: 1922

Background imageNubian Collection: toursit walking through the Temple of Philae on an island in Lake Nasser, Nile River

toursit walking through the Temple of Philae on an island in Lake Nasser, Nile River, Aswan, Egypt, Africa

Background imageNubian Collection: Egypt, Upper Egypt, Aswan, Blue window shutters on house in Nubian village on Elephantine

Egypt, Upper Egypt, Aswan, Blue window shutters on house in Nubian village on Elephantine Island

Background imageNubian Collection: The moon in the desert of Nubia, SUDAN.Muslims pray.1888 (engraving)

The moon in the desert of Nubia, SUDAN.Muslims pray.1888 (engraving)
7305340 The moon in the desert of Nubia, SUDAN.Muslims pray.1888 (engraving) by Roux, George (1853-1929); Private Collection; (add.info.: The moon in the desert of Nubia)

Background imageNubian Collection: Nubian desert. Northern Sudan tribe. 1888 (engraving)

Nubian desert. Northern Sudan tribe. 1888 (engraving)
7305375 Nubian desert. Northern Sudan tribe. 1888 (engraving) by Roux, George (1853-1929); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageNubian Collection: Tourist walking throuhg the Temple of Philae on an island in Lake Nasser, Nile River

Tourist walking throuhg the Temple of Philae on an island in Lake Nasser, Nile River, Aswan, Egypt, Africa

Background imageNubian Collection: Guradian at the Temple of Philae on an island in Lake Nasser, Nile River, Aswan, Egypt

Guradian at the Temple of Philae on an island in Lake Nasser, Nile River, Aswan, Egypt, Africa

Background imageNubian Collection: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, House in village of Medinet Habu

Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, House in village of Medinet Habu

Background imageNubian Collection: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank

Egypt, Luxor, West Bank

Background imageNubian Collection: Sobek and Haroeris temple (2nd-1st century BC), Kom Ombo, Egypt

Sobek and Haroeris temple (2nd-1st century BC), Kom Ombo, Egypt

Background imageNubian Collection: Egypt, Abu Simbel, The Great Temple and The small temple - known as Temple of Hathor

Egypt, Abu Simbel, The Great Temple and The small temple - known as Temple of Hathor

Background imageNubian Collection: Egypt, Upper Egypt, Aswan, View of The River Nile towards the Nubian village

Egypt, Upper Egypt, Aswan, View of The River Nile towards the Nubian village on Elephantine Island

Background imageNubian Collection: Egypt, Abu Simbel, Temple of Nefertari and Hathor

Egypt, Abu Simbel, Temple of Nefertari and Hathor

Background imageNubian Collection: Egypt, Upper Egypt, Aswan, Nubian village on Elephantine Island

Egypt, Upper Egypt, Aswan, Nubian village on Elephantine Island

Background imageNubian Collection: Cairo Egypt Nubian Girl pre-1900

Cairo Egypt Nubian Girl pre-1900

Background imageNubian Collection: Nubian girl, Cairo, Egypt

Nubian girl, Cairo, Egypt

Background imageNubian Collection: Ba statue of the Viceroy Maloton, from Karanog, Nubia, Meriotic Period, 2nd-3rd century (sandstone)

Ba statue of the Viceroy Maloton, from Karanog, Nubia, Meriotic Period, 2nd-3rd century (sandstone)
XIR210453 Ba statue of the Viceroy Maloton, from Karanog, Nubia, Meriotic Period, 2nd-3rd century (sandstone) by African School; height: 74 cm; Egyptian National Museum, Cairo, Egypt

Background imageNubian Collection: Royal crown, found in Ballana, Nubia, 3rd-4th century (silver & precious stones)

Royal crown, found in Ballana, Nubia, 3rd-4th century (silver & precious stones)
XIR206972 Royal crown, found in Ballana, Nubia, 3rd-4th century (silver & precious stones) by African School; Egyptian National Museum, Cairo, Egypt; (add.info.: ram-headed god of Ancient Egypt;)

Background imageNubian Collection: Lappet-faced vulture or Nubian Vulture Date: 07-06-2021

Lappet-faced vulture or Nubian Vulture Date: 07-06-2021

Background imageNubian Collection: DDE-90025037

DDE-90025037
Middle East, Israel, Judean Desert near Dead Sea, Nubian ibex (Capra ibex nubiana) Date: 24/07/2007

Background imageNubian Collection: DDE-90022573

DDE-90022573
Africa. Tanzania. Nubian Woodpecker at Tarangire NP. Date: 19/05/2005

Background imageNubian Collection: DDE-90022572

DDE-90022572
Africa. Tanzania. Nubian Woodpecker at Tarangire NP. Date: 19/05/2005

Background imageNubian Collection: DDE-90022549

DDE-90022549
Africa. Tanzania. A mating pair of Nubian Woodpeckers at Tarangire NP. Date: 19/05/2005

Background imageNubian Collection: DDE-90022343

DDE-90022343
Portrait of Lappet-faced or Nubian Vulture (Torgos tracheliotus), Ndutu, Tanzania Date: 21/07/2006

Background imageNubian Collection: DDE-90019819

DDE-90019819
Kenya, Masai Mara National Wildlife Reserve, Keekorok Lodge. Nubian woodpecker male in grass. Date: 11/02/2005

Background imageNubian Collection: DDE-90019745

DDE-90019745
Kenya: Masai Mara, pair of Lappet-faced vultures ('Torgos tracheliotus'), also known as Nubian vultures, standing amidst Ruppell's and White-backed vultures around a carcass Date

Background imageNubian Collection: DDE-90019619

DDE-90019619
Nubian Vulture in flight, Torgos tracheliotus, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya Date: 11/11/2005

Background imageNubian Collection: The Temple of Dendour, Nubia (Dendorack, Upper Egypt), 1840 / 50

The Temple of Dendour, Nubia (Dendorack, Upper Egypt), 1840 / 50. Creator: Possibly after David Roberts
The Temple of Dendour, Nubia (Dendorack, Upper Egypt), 1840/50

Background imageNubian Collection: Sally Ann Singleton (Nubian)

Sally Ann Singleton (Nubian) Burleigh Horse Trials 06 August 1980 Date: 06 August 1980

Background imageNubian Collection: Le Vocabulaire Illustre: Nubien; Nubian; Nubier (engraving)

Le Vocabulaire Illustre: Nubien; Nubian; Nubier (engraving)
7196854 Le Vocabulaire Illustre: Nubien; Nubian; Nubier (engraving) by European School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Nubien; Nubian; Nubier)

Background imageNubian Collection: Nubian Kissar (engraving)

Nubian Kissar (engraving)
7155092 Nubian Kissar (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Nubian Kissar. Illustration for A Descriptive Catalogue of the Musical Instruments in the South)

Background imageNubian Collection: The Nubian Guard (oil on board)

The Nubian Guard (oil on board)
7076450 The Nubian Guard (oil on board) by Ernst, Rudolphe (1854-1932); Private Collection; German, out of copyright




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"Nubian: Unveiling the Rich Cultural Tapestry of Ancient Africa" Step into a world where history and heritage intertwine, as we explore the captivating realm of Nubia. From the majestic Pyramids at the archaeological site of Meroe in Sudan to the enchanting Temple of Philae on an island in Lake Nasser, this ancient land beckons us with its timeless allure. As night falls, immerse yourself in awe-inspiring grandeur at the Temple of Ramasses II (Ramses) - Ramses the Great - in Abu Simbel. The colossal statues and intricate reliefs whisper tales of pharaohs long gone, leaving you spellbound by their magnificence. Venturing further into this mystical land, discover pyramids adorned with mesmerizing rock carvings that stand as testaments to a glorious past. Marvel at these architectural wonders that have stood against time's relentless passage. But it is not just monumental structures that define Nubia; its people are equally captivating. An Egyptian woman gazes back through centuries from a wall painting salvaged from flooded Nubian lands. Her eyes reflect resilience and grace amidst adversity. In Cairo or Aswan, encounter vibrant snapshots of daily life as you meet Nubian girls and women who embody strength and beauty. Their colorful attire mirrors their vivacious spirit while preserving age-old traditions passed down through generations. Journey deeper into Upper Egypt's heartland to find solace in a quaint Nubian village on Elephantine Island. Here, blue window shutters adorn houses like portals to another era—a testament to both simplicity and elegance coexisting harmoniously. Finally, pay homage to Queen Nefertari herself at the small temple dedicated to Hathor in Abu Simbel—an ode to feminine power within this remarkable civilization. Nubia unravels before our eyes—a tapestry woven with stories etched upon stone walls and carried in the hearts of its people.