Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Sudan - Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region
Jebal/Gebel Barkal Pyramid, Northern State Sudan.
Sent by Shane from Khartoum in Sudan.
Gebel Barkal and the other sites bear exceptional testimony to the Napatan, Meroïtic and Kushite civilizations that existed along the Nile between 900 BC and AD 600. The Amun temple at Gabel Barkal is a main centre of what was once an almost universal religion and, together with the other sites, represents the revival of Egyptian religious values.