The Wandering Scot

An occasional travel journal.
 Egypt

Sudan 2016

Ethiopia  
  Soleb   Kerma   Old Dongola   El Kurru   Jebel Barkal   Nuri   Meroe   Musawwarat   Naqa   Khartoum
Our Faithful Toyota Hilux SUV, Sudan 2016
Our Faithful Toyota Hilux SUV
First Night's
First Night's "Nubian House"

Soleb Temple

Across the Nile, Soleb Temple, Sudan 2016
Across the Nile

Third Cataract

Petroglyphs, Soleb Temple, Sudan 2016
Petroglyphs

Kerma

Western Defuffa, Kerma, Sudan 2016
Western Defuffa
Atop the Western Defuffa, Kerma, Sudan 2016
Atop the Western Defuffa
Granite Statues of Nubian Kings (7th-7th c BC) Note the distinc, Kerma, Sudan 2016
Granite Statues of Nubian Kings (7th-7th c BC)
Note the distinctive "Nubian caps"
Eastern Defuffa, Kerma, Sudan 2016
Eastern Defuffa

Tombos

Overnight at Tombos, Kerma, Sudan 2016
Overnight at Tombos

Old Dongola

44 miles North of Old Dongola, Sudan 2016
44 miles North of Old Dongola
44 miles North of Old Dongola, Sudan 2016
44 miles North of Old Dongola
37 miles North of Old Dongola It's damned dry, away from the Ni, Sudan 2016
37 miles North of Old Dongola
It's damned dry, away from the Nile.
Nubian Village, 7 miles North of Old Dongola, Sudan 2016
Nubian Village, 7 miles North of Old Dongola
Nile at Old Dongola, Sudan 2016
Nile at Old Dongola
Pillars from old Cathedral ?, Old Dongola, Sudan 2016
Pillars from old Cathedral ?
Former
Former "Throne House", now a Mosque

El Kurru

Remains of Royal Tomb (7th c BC), El Kurru, Sudan 2016
Remains of Royal Tomb (7th c BC)
Tomb of King Tanwetamani, El Kurru, Sudan 2016
Tomb of King Tanwetamani
Tomb of King Tanwetamani, El Kurru, Sudan 2016
Tomb of King Tanwetamani
Petrified forest, El Kurru, Sudan 2016
Petrified forest
Petrified forest, El Kurru, Sudan 2016
Petrified forest

Jebel Barkal

The Nubian Rest House, Karima, Jebel Barkal, Sudan 2016
The Nubian Rest House, Karima
Jebel Barkal from the Nubian Rest House, Sudan 2016
Jebel Barkal from the Nubian Rest House
Jebel Barkal, Sudan 2016
Jebel Barkal
Jebel Barkal, Sudan 2016
Jebel Barkal
Jebel Barkal Note distinctive "Cobra" spire, Sudan 2016
Jebel Barkal
Note distinctive "Cobra" spire
Hameed, my kindly guide., Jebel Barkal, Sudan 2016
Hameed, my kindly guide.
Ruined Temple of Amun, Jebel Barkal, Sudan 2016
Ruined Temple of Amun
Temple of Mut, Jebel Barkal, Sudan 2016
Temple of Mut
Temple of Mut: Hathor capitals, Jebel Barkal, Sudan 2016
Temple of Mut: Hathor capitals
Temple of Mut, Jebel Barkal, Sudan 2016
Temple of Mut
Temple of Mut, Jebel Barkal, Sudan 2016
Temple of Mut

Jebel Barkal Pyramids

Jebel Barkal Royal Necopolis from 3rd-1st c B).

Nuri

Nuri Royal Necropolis from 7th - 5th c BC.

Meroe

Meroe Pyramids: Royal burial sites from 8th c BC to 4th c AD.
Newly built demo pyramid, Meroe, Sudan 2016
Newly built demo pyramid
Fragments of the Royal City, Meroe, Sudan 2016
Fragments of the Royal City

Musawwarat es Sufra

Temple of Apedemak A Nubian lion headed god, Musawwarat es Sufra, Sudan 2016
Temple of Apedemak
A Nubian lion headed god
Apedemak, Musawwarat es Sufra, Sudan 2016
Apedemak
Great Enclosure, Musawwarat es Sufra, Sudan 2016
Great Enclosure
Great Enclosure, Musawwarat es Sufra, Sudan 2016
Great Enclosure

Naqa

Naqa: Roman Kiosk, Sudan 2016
Naqa: Roman Kiosk
Naqa: Temple of Apedemak, Sudan 2016
Naqa: Temple of Apedemak
Apedamak, Naqa, Sudan 2016
Apedamak
Triple-Headed Apedamak, Naqa, Sudan 2016
Triple-Headed Apedamak
Apedamak and his Egyptian buddies, Naqa, Sudan 2016
Apedamak and his Egyptian buddies
Temple of Amun, Naqa, Sudan 2016
Temple of Amun

Khartoum

Blue Nile at Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Blue Nile at Khartoum
The Confluence of the Nile!, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
The Confluence of the Nile!
The giant egg is the Corinthia Hotel, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
The giant egg is the Corinthia Hotel
Al Kabir Mosque, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Al Kabir Mosque

Republican Palace Museum

Republican Palace Museum In old Anglican Church, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Republican Palace Museum
In old Anglican Church
Bust of Kitchener, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Bust of Kitchener
Portrait of Kitchener, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Portrait of Kitchener
Gordon Chapel sign., Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Gordon Chapel sign.
The other side of History, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
The other side of History

National Museum

Granite Ram statue of Amun-ra, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Granite Ram statue of Amun-ra
Protection for preserved Temple, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Protection for preserved Temple
Sudan National Museum, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Sudan National Museum
King Taharga (~670 BC), Khartoum, Sudan 2016
King Taharga (~670 BC)
King Taharga (~670 BC), Khartoum, Sudan 2016
King Taharga (~670 BC)
King Atlanersa (~650 BC), Khartoum, Sudan 2016
King Atlanersa (~650 BC)
Sphinx of King Senkamanisken (7th c BC), Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Sphinx of King Senkamanisken (7th c BC)
Ram-headed Amun, of Jabal Barkal, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Ram-headed Amun, of Jabal Barkal
Bronze head of Augustus (copy), Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Bronze head of Augustus (copy)
Murals from Faras Cathedral, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Murals from Faras Cathedral

Omdurman

Mahdi's Tomb, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Mahdi's Tomb
Khalifa's House, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Khalifa's House
Gardener (?) five barelled machine guns, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Gardener (?) five barelled machine guns
Mahdist jibba, with distinctive patches, Khartoum, Sudan 2016
Mahdist jibba, with distinctive patches

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