In ancient times the territory now called Nubia, corresponded to that cited in the biblical sources with the name of Kush, Cush or Cus , being greatly influenced by the culture of ancient Egypt and even during the heyday of Ancient Egypt, which today is Nubia, was a kind of Egyptian viceroyalty. For ancient Kemet (Egypt), Nubia was "Tai-Seiti" the land of the "people of the bow," a population that could hardly be subjugated, for it knew how to use its bows and arrows. The inscriptions by Jebel Suliman, on the western bank, opposite the village of Degheim, show that Nubia was conquered by Dyer (3000 BC), the third Pharaoh of the I Dynasty. Later, Pharaoh Seneferu of the Dynasty IV, predecessor of the pharaohs who built the pyramids of Guiza, ordered to inscribe that it invaded Nubia and brought to 100,000 captives and more than 200,000 heads of cattle. This fact reflects the greed of Seneferu, but also is indicative of the prosperous population Nubia. One of the most important temples was erected by the queen

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