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 Form 2 History and Government online lessons on urbanization

Social effects of the growth of Merowe town

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Social effects of the growth of Merowe.
(a) The Merotic language developed to replace the Egyptian language previously used by the Nubian founders of Merowe.
(b) New architectural developments took place in the region.
These were characterized by tombs where rulers were buried after death, ruins of temples, palaces and homes.
(c) Other industries developed besides the iron working industry. For example, weaving of cotton, cloth and pottery.