Nubian Floor Tiles

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Omar Z
by Omar Zaki
published on 11 June 2013
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Floor tiles of building that once stood in the Royal City of Meroe which was sacked in 350 CE by Emperor Ezana of the Kingdom of Aksum. The sand has helped preserve the tiles in good condition. These tiles must of been constructed and placed before the sacking of the city, so before 350 CE. The quality is comparable to today's appearance of floor tiles.

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Zaki, O. (2013, June 11). Nubian Floor Tiles. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Zaki, Omar. "Nubian Floor Tiles." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 11, 2013.

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Zaki, Omar. "Nubian Floor Tiles." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Jun 2013. Web. 26 Jul 2021.