Kawa (Sudan)

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Granite ram of Amun with King Taharqa. Twenty-Fifth Dynasty, from Kawa. On display at the British Museum.


Kawa is a site in Sudan, located between the Third and Fourth Cataracts of the Nile on the east bank of the river, across from Dongola. In ancient times it was the site of several temples to the Egyptian god Amun, built by the Egyptian rulers Amenhotep III and Tutankhamun, and by Taharqa and other Kushite kings.[1]

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  1. ^ Wilkinson, Richard H. (2000). The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson. pp. 11, 232

Coordinates: 19°07′N 30°29.48′E / 19.117°N 30.49133°E / 19.117; 30.49133