The Mystery of Meroe

In the still largely unexplored Sudan lie the remains of one of the richest and least known of ancient African civilizations.

Funeral pyramids and temples from the Kingdom of Kush dating from 800 BC to AD 350 at Meroe, Sudan.Not far to the north and east of Khartoum, on the Middle Nile, lies a rich field for archaeological discovery: the richest yet remaining in Africa, perhaps the richest that remains in any part of the world.

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