Nubians



ETHNONYMS: Egyptian Nubians, Halfans, Lower Nubians, Sudanese Nubians.


Bibliography

Ammar, Hamed (1973). Growing up in an Egyptian Village: Silwa, the Province of Aswan. New York: Octagon Books.


Ammar, Nawal H. ( 1988). "An Egyptian Village Growing Up: Silwa, the Governorate of Aswan." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Florida.


Dafalla, Hassan (1975). The Nubian Exodus. London: C. Hurst & Co.


Fahim, Hussein M. (1981). Dams, People, and Development: The Aswan High Dam Case. New York: Pergamon Press.


Fahim, Hussein M. (1983). Egyptian Nubians: Resettlement and Years of Coping. Salt Lake City: University of Utah.


Geiser, Peter (1986). The Egyptian Nubian: A Study in Social Symbiosis. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press.


Hamed, Sayyed (1994). Al-Nuba Al-Gadida: Dirasah anthropologia fi al-Mugtama' Al-Misri (The New Nubia: An anthropological study of Egyptian society). Cairo: Ein for Human and Social Studies.


Reisner, George (1910). Archaeological Survey of Nubia , Reports for 1907, 1 908, 1908-1909, and 1909-1910. Cairo: National Printing Department.


Rouchdy, Aleya (1991). Nubians and Nubian Language in Contemporary Egypt: A Case of Cultural and Linguhtic Contact. Leiden: E. J. Brill.


Wenzel, Marian (1972). House Decoration in Nubia. Toronto: Toronto University Press.

NAWAL H. AMMAR

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Sarah
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Dec 20, 2010 @ 12:12 pm
Hi, I saw a necklace in Nubia made of tree seeds and nuts. They were usually painted different colors. I think one of the nuts was from the Dom tree. I was told that it was given to a newborn child and each of the nuts had different meanings. Can you tell me what the other nuts are and what they symbolize or where I can find more information on this necklace? Thank you!

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