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SFDAS - Dams on the Nile of Civilizations

Exhibitions

Dams on the Nile of Civilizations

Sudan National Museum, Khartoum


This exhibition presents several salvage campaigns led by the National Commission for Antiquities and Museums and the Dams Implementation Unit (DIU) on the sites of the dams of Merowe, Dal, Kajbar, Roseires, Dagash, Mograt, Sabalok, Sabaloka, upper Atbara and Sitite.

Several foreign missions have participated in these surveys and excavations. The SFDAS was more specifically in charge of the study of reinstallation sites for displaced populations : New Amri on the wadi Muqaddam, el-Multaga at the mouth of Wadi el-Melik, Kaheila East near Abou Hamed and finally Wadi Mukabrad.

article published on 3 May 2012

Latest releases

Palaces and large residences of the Meroitic Kingdom

"Palaces and large residences of the Meroitic Kingdom", by Marc Maillot, Sorbonne University Press/SFDAS editions. Two volumes, 64 euros.

Funerary customs in the kingdom of Meroe

Vincent FRANCIGNY Paris, Editions Boccard, 2017 ISSN 2101-3195 - ISBN 978-2-7018-0520-7

History and civilizations of Sudan

The pyramids of Meroe made generations of travelers dream, but Sudan of which they are the emblem remains largely unknown. Hence this encyclopedic work, the first synthesis of (...)