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  1. Swiss Archaeologist Makes Surprise Discovery of Round Temples After Years of Excavating in Sudan

    ... archaeologists have recently uncovered three temples in Sudan that could possibly help unlock some of the mysteries of ancient Africa, ... close to the famous archaeological site of Kerma in northern Sudan. The Kingdom of Kerma was an ancient civilization and historians ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 15/02/2017 - 01:47

  2. Massive Cemeteries with Strange Burials Excavated at Medieval Monastery in Sudan

    ... near the remains of a medieval Christian monastery in Sudan. At least 123 individuals have been excavated so far, while some of the ... is located beside the al-Ghazali Christian monastery, in Sudan. ( Robert Stark ) The skeletons found in one of the four ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 20/01/2017 - 03:53

  3. 16 Ancient Pyramids, Burial Sites for a Vanished Kingdom, Found in Sudan

    ... revealing the burial practices of a long-vanished kingdom in Sudan. Discovered near the ancient town of Gematon in Sudan, the 16 pyramids have burial tombs beneath them, and were built during ...

    ancient-origins - 16/09/2015 - 18:23

  4. 2,600-Year-Old Statue Identified as Vengeful Kush Ruler

    ... to the Egyptian god Amun, near the Nile River in modern day Sudan, found a 2,600-year-old statue, but his identity remained secret, until ... to the Egyptian god Amun, near the Nile River in modern day Sudan, found a 2,600-year-old statue, but his identity remained secret, until ...

    ashley cowie - 23/02/2018 - 23:00

  5. Archaeological Marvels Unearthed in Sudan

    ... to stay but to toil in the scorching heat of the desert sun. Sudan raises pictures of war, lack of stability, drought, famine and poverty, these are the images of Sudan painted to the outside World. Archaeologists from all over the world come ...

    aprilholloway - 26/04/2013 - 08:28

  6. Bodies of Ancient Monks Found in Sudan Were Stripped of Their Flesh Before Burial

    ... near the ruins of a medieval Christian monastery in Sudan. Researchers were surprised to find that many of the skeletons had been ... near the ruins of a medieval Christian monastery in Sudan. Researchers were surprised to find that many of the skeletons had been ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 24/01/2017 - 01:45

  7. The Mystery of the Miniature Pyramids of Sudan

    ... same period of time that Nubians (Nubia is now a region of Sudan) invaded Egypt and occupied it. They ruled Egypt for about 100 years ... them thereafter. The pyramids discovered in Meroe in Sudan were medium size pyramids, 80 in number, similar but not identical to the ...

    johnblack - 16/06/2013 - 07:17

  8. Pyramids of Meroë stand as Last Remnants of a Powerful Civilization

    ... that stand beautifully maintained in the barren landscape of Sudan. Unlike the pyramids of Egypt, however, they are deserted and rarely ... Aksum.   Photographs of the Pyramids at Meroe in Sudan, 2005. Photos taken by: Fabrizio Demartis ( Wikimedia Commons ) ...

    dhwty - 16/05/2015 - 00:52

  9. Were Peculiar Holes Drilled in Rocks Used to Construct Shelters by Ancient Sudanese?

    ... Archaeologists working at the site of Sphinx, in central Sudan, have examined closely some peculiar man-made holes in rocks located on ... Archaeologists working at the site of Sphinx, in central Sudan, have examined closely some peculiar man-made holes in rocks located on ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 13/06/2017 - 23:01

  10. Massive statue of Pharaoh Taharqa discovered deep in Sudan

    ... other countries including Nubia, which is today located in Sudan, south of Egypt. All known statues found of Pharaohs were restricted ... of Pharaoh Taharqa of the 25 th dynasty was found in Sudan. Taharqa ruled in 690 BC, an era when most of the Pharaohs were ...

    johnblack - 18/06/2013 - 14:10

  11. The rich history of the ancient Nubian Kingdom of Dongola

    ... vacuum was left in the region it controlled, now modern day Sudan and southern Egypt. This void was filled by the emergence of a number of ... Theories The Mystery of the Miniature Pyramids of Sudan The churches of Old Dongola One effect of the conversion to ...

    dhwty - 09/07/2015 - 02:10

  12. 7,000-Year-Old Head Surgery: One of the Oldest Trepanned Skulls Discovered in Sudan

    ... during excavations in a Neolithic settlement in Omdurman in Sudan – an ancient skeleton with signs of trepanation (drilling a hole in the ... activity over thousands of years. In the case of central Sudan it is an exception - the vast majority of sites, both Mesolithic and ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 06/07/2016 - 00:49

  13. Swords Versus Machine Guns: The Lopsided Battle of Omdurman — Part I

    ... Revenge What caused the British Empire to intervene into Sudan was imperialist monopolism, for other competing powers, like the French, ... enthusiasm. For them, the subjugation and humiliation of the Sudan would be one of revenge. In the early 1880s, Sudan became a hotbed of ...

    Cam Rea - 01/11/2017 - 19:28

  14. 35 Pyramids Uncovered in Sudan with Intriguing Links to Ancient Egypt

    ... Archaeologists have unearthed a remarkable find in Sedeinga, Sudan, including 35 densely concentrated pyramids and a number of important ... You can read more here . 35 Pyramids Uncovered in Sudan with Intriguing Links to Ancient Egypt ...

    ancient-origins - 09/03/2013 - 06:59

  15. The Forgotten Kingdom of Kerma and Its Incredible Deffufas

    ... and 1500 BC, located in what is today the northern part of Sudan. This kingdom has been regarded as the first Nubian state, and its ... of Sumer.” Archaeological Marvels Unearthed in Sudan Nubia and the Powerful Kingdom of Kush The first settlement ...

    dhwty - 06/09/2016 - 03:45

  16. Archaeologists Find Hieroglyphics That Shed New Light on the Golden Age of the Meroitic Civilization

    ... connected with the history of Nubia. According to the Sudan Antiquities Service, the hieroglyphic inscription uncovered at Abu ... of Sciences. Excavating the site of Abu Erteila, Sudan in 2015. ( CEEMO ) Around 200 km (124.3 miles) north of Khartoum ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 12/01/2016 - 14:54

  17. Burial Sites Show How Nubians, Egyptians Integrated Communities Thousands of Years Ago

    ... integrated into a community, and even married, in ancient Sudan, according to new research from a Purdue University anthropologist. ... of anthropology, is excavating pyramid tombs in Tombos, Sudan to study Egyptian and Nubian cultures from thousands of years ago in the ...

    ancient-origins - 21/05/2016 - 14:40

  18. New Investigations Begin on the Pyramid of the Mysterious Queen Khennuwa

    ... archaeologists from the Qatari Mission for the Pyramids of Sudan (QMPS) to ask for permission to re-open the tomb. The ... Civilization The Mystery of the Miniature Pyramids of Sudan Dating the Tomb The re-opening of the tomb was possible as a ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 23/02/2016 - 21:51

  19. Ancient Nubia: The Melting Pot of Egypt and Black Africa

    The archaeological site of Sedeinga is located in Sudan, a hundred kilometers to the north of the third cataract of the Nile, on ... The archaeological site of Sedeinga is located in Sudan, a hundred kilometers to the north of the third cataract of the Nile, on ...

    ancient-origins - 07/03/2018 - 01:57

  20. Earliest known breast cancer identified in ancient Egyptian skeleton

    A 4,200-year-old skeleton that shows signs of deterioration from cancer is the earliest known case of breast cancer, according to the Spanish anthropologists who uncovered her remains in a necropolis in Egypt. They think the woman’s breast cancer metastasized (spread) to her bones.

    Mark Miller - 26/03/2015 - 20:45

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