The Desert of Gold: New fieldwork and discoveries in the Eastern Desert of Sudan by Dr. Julien Cooper

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The vast and rocky deserts of the Eastern Desert of Sudan, known as the 'Atbai,' is the heartland of ancient nomads called the Medjay, Blemmyes, and Beja in various historical documents. The desert was also the source of much gold for Egypt and Nubia, making it of vital importance to the Egyptian and Kushite states. […]