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THE NUBIA SALVAGE PROJECT


ORIENTAL INSTITUTE MUSEUM

VANISHED KINGDOMS OF THE NILE

The Rediscovery of Ancient Nubia

Figure 5: Apedemak, the lion-headed warrior god of Nubia, is shown with his archery equiptment. Detail from a Meroitic ring in the collection of the Oriental Institute.



Revised: June 2, 1998
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