Hidden Textile Treasures in the collections of the Sudan National Museum

Dear Friends and Members,

The following message and newly inaugurated exhibition may be of interest to you.


It my honour and pleasure to inform the Nubian Studies community about a temporary exhibition in the Sudan National Museum dedicated to archaeological textiles.

The exhibition, entitled “Hidden Textile Treasures in the collections of the Sudan National Museum”, was inaugurated on 24th October, and will last until the end of February 2020.

This exhibition is part of the research project “Nubian Textiles: craft, trade, costume and identity in the medieval kingdom of Makuria”, financed from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 665778 and from the National Science Centre, Poland, in the frame of the POLONEZ Grant agreement 2015/19/P/HS3/02100.

With warm greetings from Khartoum,

Magdalena M. Woźniak, PhD
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow

UNESCO Nubia Bibliography

Dear Colleagues,

The attached resource may be of interest to you.

The UNESCO Nubia Bibliography 2001 2012 (PDF) s an update of Nubia Bibliography up 2000 compiled by UNESCO in the framework of the International Campaign for the Establishment of the Nubia Museum of Aswan and the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Cairo.

Please respond to the authors directly.


Sudan Studies Research Conference 4

Dear Friends and Members,

Sudan Studies Research Conference 4 will be held in Naples on 8 May 2020 and may be of interest to you. Following below, please find the call for papers. Please contact the organisers directly with any queries or responses.

Many thanks, Julie

Call for papers for Sudan Studies Research Conference 4

Message from SFDAS

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

The following message from SFDAS may be of interest to you. Please contact SFDAS directly for further information.




A l’occasion du cinquantenaire de la SFDAS, la Section et les éditions Soleb sont heureuses de vous offrir l’ouvrage de synthèse Histoire et Civilisations du Soudan, paru en 2017. Bonne lecture.

For the SFDAS 50th anniversary, the French Archaeological Unit and Soleb are happy to offer you Histoire et Civilisations du Soudan. Free download online, on Soleb and SFDAS website.



The SFDAS Newsletter is also available online. Inscriptions on the SFDAS website: http://sfdas.com/lettre-sfdas/?lang=en

Quarterly release, with news about Sudan archaeology and a focus on a specific topic or a special event.

Marc Maillot, SFDAS Director

El-Kurru exhibition and catalogue

Dear Colleagues,

The following announcement may be of interest to you. Please respond to the organizers directly.

A new exhibit on ancient and medieval graffiti at El-Kurru has opened at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The exhibit was co-curated by Geoff Emberling and Suzanne Davis and will run through March 20, 2020.

The exhibit website is here: http://exhibitions.kelsey.lsa.umich.edu/graffiti-el-kurru/.

The catalogue is available for free download here: https://lsa.umich.edu/kelsey/publications.html.

Questions? Email Geoff Emberling (geoffe@umich.edu).

2019 African Archaeology Research Day

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

The 2019 African Archaeology Research Day (AARD 2019) will be hosted by the University College London, Institute of Archaeology on 9 November.

The call for papers for this event (closes 9 October) may be of interest to you:

Please contact the organisers directly if you have any questions.

Vacancy for Project Curator: Sudan and Nubia

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

The following job opportunity may be of interest to you:

Project Curator: Sudan & Nubia
Term: 18 months
The British Museum
Department of Egypt and Sudan
London, United Kingdom

For further information and application procedures please see:

Please do not respond to this email address. Thanks.