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Between Two Worlds: The Frontier Region Between Ancient Nubia and Egypt 3700 BC – AD 500 . By László Török . Probleme der Ägyptologie 29, Brill, Leiden/Boston, 2009, xxii + 651 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-17197-8. € 180.00.

Between Two Worlds: The Frontier Region Between Ancient Nubia and Egypt 3700 BC – AD 500 . By... Between Two Worlds: The Frontier Region Between Ancient Nubia and Egypt 3700 BC ­ AD 500. By László Török. Probleme der Ägyptologie 29, Brill, Leiden/Boston, 2009, xxii + 651 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-17197-8. 180.00. In Between Two Worlds, László Török examines the long history of interaction between ancient Egypt and Nubia through the lens of Lower Nubia, the region between the first and second cataracts of the Nile (today mostly in Egypt). Török begins with an introduction and discussion of Lower Nubia as a frontier between Egypt and Upper Nubia (Northern Sudan, where two major Nubian civilizations arose, the Kerman and Napatan/Meroitic kingdoms of Kush). The following fourteen chapters highlight Lower Nubia as a locus of sometimes peaceful but often bellicose interaction between Egyptians and Nubians from the late Neolithic to the Iron Age, organized more or less following an Egyptian chronological periodization. He focuses mostly on the period of Egypt's New Kingdom colonial occupation (ca 1550­1070 BC) and the succeeding Napatan/Meroitic kingdom, including a consideration of Nubia's complex encounter with Hellenism and the Roman Empire (ca 850 BC to AD 500). Török's command of the historical and archaeological literature allows him to combine the two sources in innovative http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of African Archaeology Brill

Between Two Worlds: The Frontier Region Between Ancient Nubia and Egypt 3700 BC – AD 500 . By László Török . Probleme der Ägyptologie 29, Brill, Leiden/Boston, 2009, xxii + 651 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-17197-8. € 180.00.

Journal of African Archaeology , Volume 8 (1): 145 – Oct 25, 2010

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© Copyright 2010 by Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1612-1651
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Between Two Worlds: The Frontier Region Between Ancient Nubia and Egypt 3700 BC ­ AD 500. By László Török. Probleme der Ägyptologie 29, Brill, Leiden/Boston, 2009, xxii + 651 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-17197-8. 180.00. In Between Two Worlds, László Török examines the long history of interaction between ancient Egypt and Nubia through the lens of Lower Nubia, the region between the first and second cataracts of the Nile (today mostly in Egypt). Török begins with an introduction and discussion of Lower Nubia as a frontier between Egypt and Upper Nubia (Northern Sudan, where two major Nubian civilizations arose, the Kerman and Napatan/Meroitic kingdoms of Kush). The following fourteen chapters highlight Lower Nubia as a locus of sometimes peaceful but often bellicose interaction between Egyptians and Nubians from the late Neolithic to the Iron Age, organized more or less following an Egyptian chronological periodization. He focuses mostly on the period of Egypt's New Kingdom colonial occupation (ca 1550­1070 BC) and the succeeding Napatan/Meroitic kingdom, including a consideration of Nubia's complex encounter with Hellenism and the Roman Empire (ca 850 BC to AD 500). Török's command of the historical and archaeological literature allows him to combine the two sources in innovative

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Journal of African ArchaeologyBrill

Published: Oct 25, 2010

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