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Twin amulet gold      Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320   Findspot     Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

kriemhildsrevenge: Twin amulet Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B. gold figures of the twins of HarpokratesFind spot: Meroe, Nubia, Sudan via MFA Boston

The "Lion Temple" at Musawwarat es-Sufra - King Arnekhamani, his wife and Horus.

Archaeological Sites of Meroe, Sudan.  The semi-desert landscape between the Nile and Atbara rivers was the heart of the Kingdom of Kush, a major power center between 8-4 centuries BC.

Archaeological Sites of Meroe, Sudan. The semi-desert landscape between the Nile and Atbara rivers was the heart of the Kingdom of Kush, a major power center between centuries BC.

The bracelet belonged to the Queen Amanishakheto and comes from the pyramid (Beg N. 6) in Meroe (Sudan).

Previous pinner: The bracelet belonged to the Queen Amanishakheto and comes from the pyramid (Beg N. in Meroe (Sudan).

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The Kingdom of Kush or Kush was an ancient African kingdom situated on the confluences of the Blue Nile, White Nile and River Atbara in what is now the Republic of Sudan.

Nubian Napatan Period 350 B.C.  Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

two sections of flat wire terminating in lotus flower soldered on; strung on one section are four barrel-shaped beads and five round beads; strung on the other section are one barrel-shaped bead and two round beads.

Nubian Pyramids in Sudan (aka Kush), has double the amount of pyramids than it's neighbor Egypt. The Nubians lost their ancient homeland in the 1960's, but their culture and heritage remain.

Sudan has more pyramids than it’s neighbor Egypt / Nubian pyramids in Kush( Sudan) \ © Unknown, picture via Experience Nubia

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Ethiopian queen - probably the predecessor of the biblical one. // By Sven-Steffen Arndt (self-made - modified 28 Dec 2008 by Victuallers) via Wikimedia Commons

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Racism behind outlandish theories about Africa’s ancient architecture #ancientarchitecture

Racism behind outlandish theories about Africa’s ancient architecture #ancientarchitecture

Resort, Karima, Northern Sudan

Resort, Karima, Northern Sudan

A view of Hathor Chapel, as a tourist looks at the Lion Temple, in Naga and al-Musawwarat, south of the ancient city of <span>Meroë</span>, in the River Nile state of Sudan on March 10, 2012.

The Forgotten Pyramids of Meroë

n the Eastern Sudan desert, near the Nile River, we can find 200 ancient pyramids that used to be tombs for kings and queens of Napata and Méroé, 900 years ago. These Nubian pyramids are smaller than Egyptian ones and have been built 2700 years ago, appro

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