Tag: SD – Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe

Sudan’s ‘forgotten’ pyramids risk being buried by shifting sand dunes; Ahmed Mutasim Abdalla Mahmoud; The Conversation

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Desertification and climate change are threatening ancient sites in the Sahara.

Source: Sudan’s ‘forgotten’ pyramids risk being buried by shifting sand dunes

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

Source: Discover the Meroe Pyramids, Sudan

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…

Source: Why Sudan’s Remarkable Ancient Civilization Has Been Overlooked by History

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.

Source: Temple graffiti reveals stories from ancient Sudan

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

Sudan – Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe

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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Meroë in Sudan, the World Heritage Site that remains in Egypt’s shadow; John Hutchinson; Daily Mail

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The pyramids at Meroë, some 125 miles north of Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, are rarely visited despite being a Unesco World Heritage site.

Source: Meroë in Sudan, the World Heritage Site that remains in Egypt’s shadow

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