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Old October 2nd, 2013, 10:06 PM   #61
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Old October 2nd, 2013, 10:16 PM   #62
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djenne
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street in djenne

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Segue Mosque mali
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djenne mali
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A replica of a chiefs house in Jos, Nigeria
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Interior of Great Mosque in Djenné.
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Timbuktu
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The Temple of Mut (Temple B300), carved partly into the rock base of Gebel Barkal, was built by the pharaoh Taharqa in the 680s BCE.
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Gebel Barkal, Nubia
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General view of our reconstruction of B700 and (inset) a 19th-century traveler's drawing of the plyon remains.
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LEARNING SITES worked closely with Egyptologists to ensure the integrity of the resulting visualization of the Temple B700. Under the leadership of Timothy Kendall, analyses of the hieroglyphics have provided clues to the function of this small religious structure. However, whether the building was originally planned as temple to deceased kings or whether its function was established only following the premature death of Atlanersa is uncertain.

B700 pylon porch (digitally reconstructed).
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Nubia
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Overview of the temple complex, from B1200 (at the right) to B700 (in the rear), and B300 (at the far left).



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Temple, Wadi es Sebuia, Nubia, Sudan, Africa
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In a room of the temple of Musawwarat a man is praying

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Lion temple, Naga, Sudan, Africa
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Overview of the temple complex, from B1200 (at the right) to B700 (in the rear), and B300 (at the far left).



The granite sarcophagus of King Aspelta, however, is now in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The material for our work on this site was supplied by Dr. Timothy Kendall, assistant curator at the museum.

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The Sun Temple at Meroe, Sudan
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Gebel Barkal
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These houses, with their central 4-columned halls, bear striking similarity to many ancient Egyptian houses of the New Kingdom. At the same time, they are also remarkably similar in many respects to modern Sudanese houses. Based on comparisons with both ancient and modern parallels, AM 600 can be quite convincingly restored. It must be emphasized, however, that these renderings are only tentative and will surely be modified as we learn more.

Excavation of a Meroitic Double House
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Dangeil is located approximately 350km north of Khartoum and has been a mystery to modern archaeologists because of its unique appearance. It consists of a series of large discrete mounds, many standing over four metres above the surrounding plain. Excavations conducted have revealed a large well-preserved, red brick and sandstone temple dedicated to the god Amun, surrounded by an enclosure wall. Prior to excavation, this temple was unknown to scholars. In its most recent incarnation, it appears to have been substantially enlarged and/or renovated during the 1st century AD by the late Kushite rulers Natakamani and Amanitore. A paved sandstone processional way, formerly flanked by crouching sandstone ram statues, leads from the temple to the monumental temenos gate. A red-brick kiosk is located approximately halfway between the temple and the main gate along this processional way. Originally the kiosk was plastered and brightly painted yellow, red and blue. A large mound of offering moulds used in temple rituals is located behind the temple. Over 1,200,000 of these mould sherds were excavated in 2005, representing some 77,000 offerings. Archaeobotanical analyses of these sherds, associated finds and samples indicate that sorghum was the grain used to make the offerings.







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segou - mali
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Timbuktu
Masjid Sidi Yahya


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Some of the buildings of Songhai architectures in Timbuktu


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Another one of many masjid in Timbuktu. Masjid Alpha Sekou SARAIKEINA and its prayer hall
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Tradition house in Mahalapye, Botswana
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Different Ghanaian architectures
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More Akan compounds
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Somewhere in Côte d'Ivoire
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djenne mali
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timbuktu
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Gordon Laing House, Timbuktu
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Timbuktu
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Lamu, Kenya architecture
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hausa
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hausa house
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Xhosa Huts
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Obus House – Architecture of Cameroon
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Amazing pictures, thanks for updating the thread, Gebel Barkal in particular is pretty amazing.
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Gedi, Kenya
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