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Areika was a Kushite town in Lower Nubia on the west bank of the Nile near the Amada region. It was excavated between 1907 and 1910 by David Randall-MacIver and Leonard Woolley of the University of Pennsylvania Museum.[1] Artifacts discovered here were found to be from the C-Group culture as well as Egyptian activity from the Middle Kingdom.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Richard Lobban, Historical Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval Nubia (Scarecrow Press, 2004).
  2. ^ Wegner, Josef W.; Wegner, Josef (1995). "Regional Control in Middle Kingdom Lower Nubia: The Function and History of the Site of Areika". Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt. 32: 127–160. doi:10.2307/40000835. ISSN 0065-9991. Retrieved 24 March 2024.

Further reading

  • Randall-MacIver, D.; Woolley, C. Leonard (1909). Areika. University of Pennsylvania: Publications of the Egyptian Dept. Of the University Museum. Eckley B. Coxe junior expedition to Nubia. University Press.
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