Great Lecture: Saving the Archaeology and Monuments of Lower Nubia

Penn Museum 3260 South St., Philadelphia, PA

Beginning in 1902, the archaeological sites and monuments of Lower Nubia were increasingly threatened by the construction of the series of dams on the Nile River at Aswan. By the early 1960s, the ancient land of Lower Nubia had vanished forever beneath the waters of Lake Nasser. Through international efforts, some of the cultural heritage […]