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Nubia was a region to the south of Egypt. Nubia was home to several empires, most prominently the kingdom of Kush.

Early Dynastic Egypt

During the reign of Narmer pottery sherds from Nubia have been discovered bearing his serekh but there seems to be invasion of the country. The reign of Hor-Aha may show the initial invasion of Nubia mentioned on a label from Abydos[1] where the country is first mentioned as the 'T3-sety'[2].


  1. Wilkinson, T, A, H. (2001) Early Dynastic Egypt London: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-26011-6.
  2. Adams, B and Cialowicz, K.M. (1988) Protodynastic Egypt Buckinghamshire: Shire Publications