Site of a major city in Nubianear the Third Cataractand apparent capital of the Nubian kingdom, Kush, founded by a population related to the C-grouppeople from the Old Kingdom, which was especially prominent during the Second Intermediate Periodwhen an alliance was attempted with the Hyksos against the rulers of Thebes of Dynasty 17. The kingdom of Kush was regarded as a major threat by the Egyptians and was destroyed in a series of campaigns at the beginning of Dynasty 18, after which the area was incorporated as a province of Egypt. The site is dominated by two large brick constructions known as the Upper Deffufa and the Lower Deffufa of uncertain usage. The area was excavated by George Reisner from 1913–1916 for the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and more recently by a Swiss expedition under Charles Bonnet.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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