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by Charles Daniels,D. A. Welsby


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Situated on the Blue Nile, some 20 km above Khartoum, its remains today are no more than a heap of mounds. This report records the results of survey and excavation between 1981 and 1986, and provides detailed description of the buildings located, as well as sections by specialists on the pottery, small finds, textiles, glass, inscriptions and botanical remains.

Situated on the Blue Nile, some 20 km above Khartoum, its remains today are no more than a heap of mounds.

British Institute in Eastern Africa Memoir no. 12, Royal Geographical Society, London, 1991, distributed by Thames & Hudson Ltd. Pp. xvii + 363, 55 pl. 201 figs. 28 tables, map and plan in back pocket. G. S. P. Freeman-Grenville.

Situated on the Blue Nile, some 20 km above Khartoum, its remains today are no more than a heap of mounds.

The remains are located on the right bank of the Blue Nile, approximately 15 km from Khartoum’s downtown.

E. A. Wallis Budge identified it with a group of ruins on the Blue Nile 19 kilometres (12 mi) from Khartoum, where there are remains of a Meroitic temple that had been converted into a Christian church. This would place Soba in the modern-day Sudanese state of Al Jazirah.

ISBN: 9781407315799 Published by : British Archaeological Reports Series: BAR S Volume: 2839 This book describes . D. Welsby (Author). Welsby (Author); Charles Daniels (Author).

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British Institute in Eastern Africa. Two of these were child burials. They were either dorsally extended or lying on the right side and were oriented east-west. Grave cuts are rectangular with rounded edges. The skull in grave (UA3)59 was supported on a ledge cut in the compact silt and cobble substratum, that in grave. Plate 5. The skeleton in grave (UA3)68. UA3)63 by a red brick. Elsewhere at Soba graves of this type, but with an arrangement of bricks to protect the skull, have been recorded by Shinnie (1955, 26; on Mound C), and later by Welsby and Daniels (1991, 122).

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Soba was the `rich and prosperous' capital of the Medieval Kingdom of Alwa in Central Sudan. Situated on the Blue Nile, some 20 km above Khartoum, its remains today are no more than a heap of mounds. This report records the results of survey and excavation between 1981 and 1986, and provides detailed description of the buildings located, as well as sections by specialists on the pottery, small finds, textiles, glass, inscriptions and botanical remains.
Soba: Archaeological reaearch at a medieval capital on the Blue Nile (Stair Society) download epub
History & Criticism
Author: Charles Daniels,D. A. Welsby
ISBN: 1872566022
Category: Arts & Photography
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: British Institute in Eastern Africa (December 31, 1991)
Pages: 363 pages