Kush Empire pyramids at Jebel Barkal, Sudan
Ancient pyramids built by the Kush Empire, near Karima, Sudan. This was a royal cemetery dating back to the Meroitic kingdom. The Kush Empire conquered Egypt in the 8th century BC and ruled for around a century. There are around 255 pyramids in Sudan - nearly twice as many as in Egypt.
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