Empires of the Nile

Empires of the Nile is a Folio Society hardback in a slipcase; the book is in fine condition, with gilt decorated boards and gilt sprayed top edges, seemingly unread; the slipcase is in fine condition.


Welsby & Phillipson


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Empires of the Nile Synopsis

Other, non-Egyptian, cultures of the Nile, from the eighth century BCE to the sixteenth Century – African, Egyptian, Greek, Arab, Christian, Moslem, pagan. A combination of three publications of the British Museum Press.

About Derek Welsby

Derek Welsby has directed archaeological surveys and excavations on many sites in northern and central Sudan since 1982. He is an Assistant Keeper in the Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan at the British Museum with special responsibility for the Sudanese collections and was lead curator for the Sudan, Ancient Treasures exhibition held in the museum in 2004. He is President of the International Society for Nubian Studies and Honorary Secretary of the Sudan Archaeological Research Society (SARS).

About David W. Phillipson

David Phillipson (born 17 October 1942) is a British archaeologist specializing in African archaeology. His most notable work has been in Ethiopia, particularly on the archaeology of Aksumite sites. He was curator of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge from 1981–2006, and Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 1988–2006.

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Hardback in slipcase