Documentary: Nubia the forgotten Kingdom
Join world-renowned archaeologists Julie Andersen and Salah Ahmed as they unearth Dangeil – a thriving Nubian city that once sat at the juncture of several prominent trade routes.
While excavating a massive temple to the god Amun, the team makes a surprising discovery that could solve the mystery of why the city was abandoned.
This documentary does make for some interestings insights into what or who is “African” and who is not. The use of the term “African” as distinct from “Egyptian” can be controversial. This adds an extra twist to the entire documentary and forces us to question certain long beliefs about the past and the extent to which the term “African” and “Nubian” can be applied.
Puting the controversy around the use of terminology aside, this is an informative, insightful and well presented documentary that is worth seeing.Documentary: Nubia the forgotten Kingdom ,