Jebel Barkal Museum

The Jebel Barkal Museum is an archaeological site museum located on the eastern side of the archeological area of Jebel Barkal at Karima in the Northern State of Sudan.[1][2]

Jebel Barkal Museum
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Statue representing a row of four baboons. Napatan period from Taharqa temple at Sanam
Established1979
LocationArchaeological site of Jebel Barkal,  Sudan
Coordinates18°31′58.2″N 31°49′42.5″E / 18.532833°N 31.828472°E / 18.532833; 31.828472Coordinates: 18°31′58.2″N 31°49′42.5″E / 18.532833°N 31.828472°E / 18.532833; 31.828472
TypeArchaeological collection
Websitejebel-barkal-museum.museum.com

DisplaysEdit

The three gallery rooms of the museum display artefacts and pottery findings from excavations conducted in the Jebel Barkal area, among them one of the royal Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt statues found by George A. Reisner in 1916.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Maria Constanza de Simone; Nubia and Nubians: The ‘Museumization’ of a Culture; Leiden University 2014; p.142.
  2. ^ UNESCO report: Preservation of Endangered Objects at the National Museum of Sudan and the Archaeological Museum of Jebel Barkal.
  3. ^ The finding of the Jebel Barkal statues.