Model of Nubian Archers

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Carole Raddato
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published on 07 March 2022

Replica of an Eleventh Dynasty model of Nubian archers arranged in 10 rows of four. Each archer is holding in one hand a bow and in the other a bunch of arrows. From a tomb in Asyut. Original from c. 2000 BCE. Archers formed the core of Nubian armies that vied with Egypt for control over parts of the Nile valley. Nubian Museum, Aswan, Egypt.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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