Sudan - Meroë pyramids

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Mark Cartwright
by Jan van Bekkum
published on 08 July 2016
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Meroë is an ancient city on the east bank of the Nile approximately 200 km north-east of Khartoum, Sudan. It was the capital of the Kingdom of Kush for several centuries. The site of the city of Meroë is marked by more than two hundred pyramids in three groups, of which many are in ruins. They have distinctive size and proportions of Nubian pyramids. (extract from Wikipedia).

We visited Meroë during our overland trip from the Netherlands to South Africa.

The background music is royalty free music from Jon Sayles (http://www.jsayles.com/familypages/EarlyMusic.htm).

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Bekkum, J. v. (2016, July 08). Sudan - Meroë pyramids. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/955/sudan---meroe-pyramids/

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