Category: Sudan

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Monumental discoveries in Sudan

Ongoing excavations at Sedeinga, a 2,000-year-old necropolis in northern Sudan, have uncovered the remains of at least 35 densely-clustered pyramid burials – and an inscription asking the gods to ‘take care of Granny’. Identified by the French Archaeological Mission, the pyramids were built as part of a burial ground probably containing several hundred monuments, during […]

Amara west

Sudan: Amara West

What was life like under the shadow of the pharaohs? The realities of life and death under Egypt’s rule

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Dangeil, Sudan

Excavations at the Late Kushite city of Dangeil in Sudan reveal a temple of Amun, and a massive bread-making facility

Sudan

In September the British Museum will be launching a major new exhibition on Sudan. We take a sneak-preview