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Sudan

Amir I. M. Nour, Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Country in north-east Africa bordered by Libya and Egypt to the north, by the Red Sea and Ethiopia to the east, by Kenya, Uganda and Zaïre to the south and by the Central African Republic and Chad to the west. The capital is Khartoum. This article covers art in Sudan since colonial times. For the arts of the area in earlier times, see Africa, §VII, 2; Nubia; Nuba; and Zande.

Keywords: Geography and cultural history; Continuing traditions; Architecture; Painting, graphic arts and sculpture; Patronage and art institutions

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Subjects: Art

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