Dr. Faisal A.O. Mohamed

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Dr. Faisal A.O. Mohamed

TITLE: Associate Professor, Department of Archaeology
University of Dongola in Dongola, Sudan
SPECIALTY AREA: Archaeology & Ancient Architectural Environments.

PRESENTATION ABSTRACT: The Role of Environment In Kushite Architectural Art: Example of Barkal As A Case Study

Fri., 10/01/21 • 3:15pm est • Session A

This presentation is from a study of the architectural art during the Kushite period from the tenth century BCE to the fourth century C.E., with four suggestions and subdivided phases. It will focus on the evolution of architecture by discussing the various types of architecture, and then choosing particular examples to attempt to construct an historical perspective through the study of the various periods of architectural activity. This presentation has particular relevance concerning the reality of Kush culture; the so-called Napatan and Meroitic cultures around the Gebel Barkal site.

Dr. Faisal A.O. Mohamed Bio

Dr. Faisal A.O. Mohamed

Biography

Dr. Faisal Abdallah Omer Mohamed was born in 1967 in the White Nile Province of Kosti, Sudan. He holds a Bachelors of Honors Degree from the University of OK in Dongola and a Masters Degree from the University of Khartoum, specializing in Archaeology & Architecture. Dr. Mohamed’s PhD concentration was in Archaeology & Ancient Environment from the University of Dongola in 2014. His thesis title was “Kushite Environment in the Light of Archaeological Sources 750 BC – AD 350”.

Currently, Dr. Mohamed is an Associate Professor in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Dongola since 2018. He is an Anthropologist and Archaeologist , and has an archaeological site in Gebel Barkal.

Previous academic occupations for the Department of Archaeology at the University of Dongla include:

  • Teacher Assistant: 1998-2002
  • Lecturer: 2003-2010
  • Assistant Professor: 2010-2017

He is married with four children.

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