Recipient Claudia Naeser
Date 01 June, 2023
Amount £2130.00
Summary This grant supported the investigation of a unique architectural complex in the fortress MOG0089 on the island of Kurta off Mograt island in present-day Sudan. Mograt, the largest island in the Nile, is situated at the upstream end of the Great Nile Bend where long-distance trades routes from the north return to the river. Its strategic importance is mirrored by the density of surveillance, or defensive, structures: Mograt features seven fortresses dating from the Late Antique to the Funj period, some of which were also reused later (
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