Dating customs in sudan
This trade is testified archaeologically by large amounts of Egyptian commodities deposited in the graves of the A-Group people.The imports consisted of gold objects, copper tools, faience amulets and beads, seals, slate palettes, stone vessels, and a variety of pots.At this time, the Sahara Desert was becoming too arid to support human beings, and it is possible that there was a sudden influx of Saharan nomads.C-Group pottery is characterized by all-over incised geometric lines with white infill and impressed imitations of basketry. 2040–1640 BC), Egypt began expanding into Nubia to gain more control over the trade routes in Northern Nubia and direct access to trade with Southern Nubia.Around 3300 BC, there is evidence of a unified kingdom, as shown by the finds at Qustul, that maintained substantial interactions (both cultural and genetic) with the culture of Naqadan Upper Egypt.The Nubian culture may have even contributed to the unification of the Nile Valley.
Modern scholars typically refer to the people from this area as the "A-Group" culture.
Old Nubian was mostly used in religious texts dating from the 8th and 15th centuries AD.