Ancient Meroe First Called Saba for Seba Brother of Nimrod Downstream Kerma Above 3rd Cataract Rock Art Below


Above the third cataract (rapids) of the Nile river, about 1,200 miles south of Cairo, is ancient Kerma of the Kushites, among them Kush’s son Seba (Saba) who may have drawn some of the rock art below the third cataract, the Sabu-Jaddi petroglyphs depicting elephants, ostriches, gazelles, and herds of cattle from the days of the Ice Age, when the Sahara was verdant, until circa 1500 b. c.