The Archaeology of the medieval period in the Sudan Red Sea: A New Perspective V

Conclusion:

  • The importance of the region during the medieval period: center has played a vital role in the Management of the trade.
  • Linked the region neighboring the country during this period and following periods across land roads through desert to Eastern Sudan and Ethiopia.
  • The trade routes were very important and the area overseeing this transit trade of harming the political and economic security.
  • The very large area is in need of more detailed study.

Perhaps the popularity of other major sites coupled with the difficulty of the terrain has diverted desired attention from Khor Nubt. Therefore this initiative aims to bring to the fore and to open discussions of the potentials of the Khor Nubt site by interrogating its archaeological potentials alongside identified Islamic inscriptions. And then we may now bring in the details as written by you about the fine grained work planned for the area. So basically this work will be drawing desired attention to the Khor Nubt area as a point of Islamization in that part of Sudan when the area was well inhabited.

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Cite this article as: ahmedadam, "The Archaeology of the medieval period in the Sudan Red Sea: A New Perspective V," in Africana, 06/01/2018, https://africana.hypotheses.org/612.

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