Soba Expedition

Soba was a large city on the bank of the Blue Nile, with churches, monasteries, fine houses, beautiful gardens, and a district inhabited by Muslims. It was the capital of the Kingdom of Alwa (approx. 5th/6th century to the beginning of the 16th century).

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Soba Expedition website Photos, articles, reports, videos and many more are available on the Soba Expedition website. The site has been created in 2020 and since then it is regularly updated. It is divided into sections: Introduction – here you will find basic information about the research (objectives, methods, expected results); Institutions – the list of institutions […]


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The first week of fieldwork in Soba

Check out a short video spot about the first week of our fieldwork in Soba