human sacrifice

Human Sacrifice and Power in the Kerma Kingdom

Elizabeth Minor Visiting Assistant Professor in Anthropology, Wellesley College The Kerma Kingdom was an ancient Nubian civilization located in present-day Sudan. Its capital, the city of Kerma, had monumental architecture and religious art depicting deities in the form of lions, scorpions, and hybrid figures such as winged giraffes and hippopotamus goddesses. During the Classic Kerma […]