SUDAN

A pavilion of contemporary Islamic architecture, capped with a translucent dome, displays on the first floor a recently discovered fresco of the Madonna painted on limestone. Also displayed are relics of the great Nubian civilization which flourished 4,000 years ago, as well as Sudan's industrial products and a variety of handcrafted wares. On the second floor are artifacts of southern jungle tribes and western desert nomads, who are still among the country's varied peoples. At the rear of the pavilion, facing a tropical garden with exotic birds, is a snack bar that features international dishes.

Sudan's pavilion was located on a desirable corner lot, happily making it easy to get a shot of the attractive design. (CD #23 Set 124 #3)


 

The pavilion hosted a small collection of birds native to Sudan, including these shoebills. (CD #58 Set 249 #13)


 


Want more information on the Sudan pavilion?

6-27-63 - Groundbreaking booklet
4-16-64 - Nubian Treasure Arriving for Fair
 

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