Moses George, Christian Nubian king of Makuria and Alodia
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Moses George, Christian Nubian king of Makuria and Alodia

Wall painting from Faras depicting king Moses George, who ruled over the kingdom of Makuria, a Nubian kingdom in what is now southern Egypt and northern and central Sudan as well as the kingdom of Alodia, another Nubian kingdom even further south, from around 1155-1190. He is depicted richly robed, with a white dress covered with golden circles and squares. Over his right shoulder he wears a sash which ends in a type of bag. On his head he wears a crown augmented with precious stones, his hair is covered by a red veil. Furthermore he wears large earrings and a cross necklace.
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