The photos were taken and graciously made available by Marie-José Baron, Raymond Carton, Alain Cassegrain, André Ferrand, Danielle Larran, Maurizio Levy and Joy Soulé-Nan, whom we thank for their generosity as well for their interest for this beautiful region and the Nubian People.


Reproductions with the authors' permit

The SCN addresses its deep gratitude to :

Charles Bonnet, of the Swiss Mission Doukki Gel-Kerma

The Griffith Institute, Oxford University

W.Vivian Davies, British Museum, London

Carla Geus, Anneliese Hinkel and Elizabeth Keating for the documents realized by their deceased husbands

. Francis Geus, former director of the archaeological mission of Saï Island

. Friedrich Hinkel, former director and Architect of the nécropolis of Meroe

. Rex Keating, former director of the Unesco mission (Radio and Television) during the Third Campaign of the Unesco of the safeguarding of the Nubian temples

The SCN expresses its profound thanks to Elizabeth keating who has bequeathed to us all the photographic documentation belonging to her husband.



We want to thank Jean-Jacques Delage, member of the SCN, for the exhaustive bibliography he has generously compiled and which shows a great deal of dedication and hard work.


Cheking of the texts

The SCN thanks Marie-José Baron, Hervé Dubois, Yvette Maupetit, Lucette Mauvieux, Geneviève Boussaroque and Bernard Spite for their precious help.


Realization of the Internet site

Thanks to the excellent work of the Webmasters, Laurence Boisson (Sté L.B COM'), Sophie and Laurent Devillers (Sté Clé de Site), the SCN Internet site has been able to exist. The Webmasters have participated to the development of the project with their advised suggestions. They have invested lots of time and energy to realize this site by Joy Soulé-Nan, thanks to their professionalism. They are deeply thank.


English translation

Made by Isabella Welsby (Consulting for the Sudan Archaeological Research Society, London), whom we appreciated the collaboration and Elizabeth Keating for the translation of the publications.


Site financial support

Special thanks to Marie-José Baron for her generous financial support to our work and to the cause of Nubian Culture, through our association.



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