Kush continued for several centuries and the kings appear to have continued to style themselves Pharaoh although they did not rule Egypt.
When the Assyrians invaded in 671 B.C.E., Kush became, once again, an independent state.
The Egyptians ruled Kush, or Nubia, through a viceroy (usually a member of the royal house) who had two deputies.
Kush kings were often succeeded by their Queens.
the Egyptians under Psamtik II invaded Kush, perhaps because Kush ruler Aspelta was preparing to invade Egypt and effectively sacked and burned Napata.
The civilization of Kush was not merely derivative from Egypt but represented an indigenous culture which also incorporated elements borrowed from deeper into the South of the African continent.
Kush or Cush was a civilization centered in the North African region of Nubia, located in what is today northern Sudan.
the people of Kush prospered, enjoying internal and external peace.
Alara is universally regarded as the founder of the Kushite kingdom by his successors.
The Kush, however, are referenced in the Bible and were known to the Romans.
The Kush developed their own language, and eventually their own cursive script (initially they did borrow hieroglyphics).
One of the largest of the pyramids built for the rulers of Kush was for a woman, Queen Shanakdakheto (170-150 B.C.E.
Legend has it that the Kush were the oldest race on earth and Nubia is regarded by some as the location of the Garden of Eden.
The Kingdom of Kush represents another ancient African civilization about which relatively few people outside of Africa are aware, often reducing Africa’s contribution to civilization to the Egyptian legacy alone.
The last Kushite king to attempt to regain control over Egypt was Tantamani who was firmly defeated by Assyria in 664 B.C.E.
Around 2500 B.C.E., Egyptians began moving south, and it is through them that most of our knowledge of Kush (Cush) comes.
Merriam first described the Cozumel raccoon as morphologically distinctive from its mainland relative, the common raccoon subspecies Procyon lotor hernandezii, in 1901.