- an ancient city of Nubia and Cush, situated downstream from the Fourth Cataract of the Nile river, in present-day Sudan.
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Napata, Meroe, and other places have pyramids which may be counted by dozens.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)
It is placed by the former beyond Napata, and just above Meroë.
But the caravan was approaching Napata and the Ethiopian emerald-mines and topaz-rocks.The Tour
There are also extensive ruins of his great buildings at Denderah, Ombos, and Napata.Cleopatra's Needle
The campaign against Napata led to the conquest of that kingdom.The History of Antiquity