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The dangers of ‘world heritage’; Rebecca Bradshaw; The National

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Claiming archaeology as global property risks alienating local communities…

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Africa’s iconic architecture in 12 buildings; Ijeoma Ndukwe; BBC

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Two architects are determined to showcase the architecture of Africa to the world – past and present.

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World heritage: the Pyramids of Meroe, Sudan; Lyn Hughes; Wanderlust

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The ancient Kushite capital, marooned in the Sudanese desert, must be a top contender for the world’s most impressive least-visited site, reckons Lyn Hughes. Here’s why you should make the trip…

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Discover the Meroe Pyramids, Sudan; Jehan Alfarra; Middle East Monitor

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Why Sudan’s Remarkable Ancient Civilization Has Been Overlooked by History; Isma’il Kushkush; Smithsonian

The African nation’s pyramids and other archaeological sites are only now emerging from the shadow of its more storied neighbor to the north…

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Temple graffiti reveals stories from ancient Sudan; Suzanne Davis & Geoff Emberling; Conversation

Visitors to these sites had one particular religious ritual that may strike some as strange: they carved graffiti in important and sacred places.

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In Sudan, Rediscovering Ancient Nubia Before It’s Too Late; Amy Maxmen; Undark

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Long ignored by white archaeologists as a mere footnote, modern scientists are now racing to document what’s left of the ancient African civilization.

Source: In Sudan, Rediscovering Ancient Nubia Before It’s Too Late

A New Look at the Little-Known Pyramids of Ancient Nubia; Anika Burgess; Atlas Obscura

Sudan – Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe

A photographer’s journey deep into the Sudanese desert.

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Ancient Kush Sites Of Meroe Island, Sudan; World Atlas

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This island between the Atbara and Nile was once at the center of the mighty Kingdom of Kush.

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