Reclaiming History – Dr. Solange Ashby- Importance Of Philae – Part Three
In Part 3 of this episode Dr. Ashby discusses the strategic importance of the The Temple of Philae and the eight generations of Lower Nubian priest who worked for the Kings of Meroitic Empire (Kush) to perform religions rights, and acted as administrators of the 12 mile region around the boarder of Egypt and Nubia known a Dodecaschoenos (“12 mile land” region that goes 120km south into/ Lower Nubia).
She is also founding member of the William Leo Hansberry Society which seeks to create pathways for people of African descent – on the continent and in the diaspora – to engage in the study of African antiquity. Visit them at hansberrysoc.org to find out more details.
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