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The history and culture of these mysterious ancient kingdoms.
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This isn't where you think it is ... The Other Ancient Pyramids of Northern Africa

This isn't where you think it is ... The Other Ancient Pyramids of Northern Africa | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
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During Egypt's 25th dynasty (760BC until 656BC), Meroe, now located in Sudan, was the capital of the Kingdom of Kush, ruled by Nubian kings who had conquered Egypt.

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Sudan has 3 times as much pyramids than Egypt. See them with your own eyes? http://tinyurl.com/l4b3n5f

Sudan has 3 times as much pyramids than Egypt. See them with your own eyes? http://tinyurl.com/l4b3n5f | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Sudan has more pyramids than any other country on earth - even more than Egypt. There are at least 223 pyramids http://t.co/b1iV2Ld6DF

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Aladin Fazel's curator insight, June 7, 2014 10:07 AM

i hope they're still undamaged!!

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In Photos: Egyptian Pyramid Predates Giza Landmark

In Photos: Egyptian Pyramid Predates Giza Landmark | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Archaeologists working near the ancient settlement of Edfu, in southern Egypt, have uncovered a step pyramid that dates back about 4,600 years, predating the Great Pyramid of Giza by at least a few decades.

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, February 3, 2014 11:00 AM

These types of pyramids were already known and texts attest to their existence as well, but this pyramid at Edfu has never been excavated before now.

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Ancient Egyptians Abandoned Pyramids ‘Because of Extreme Temperature Changes'

Ancient Egyptians Abandoned Pyramids ‘Because of Extreme Temperature Changes' | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Structural engineer Peter James says expansion and contraction of rocks caused demise of the pyramids.
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Ramsis II vizier's tomb cover discovered - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Ramsis II vizier's tomb cover discovered - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

Belgian archaeologists discovered the remains of a mud-brick pyramid-shaped tomb cover in Luxor belonging to Ramsis II's vizier Khay.

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Lost Egyptian Pyramids Appear on Google Earth

Lost Egyptian Pyramids Appear on Google Earth | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
If only Howard Carter had access to satellite imagery, maybe he would have discovered more than just King Tut's tomb. Fortunately, Google Earth means that anyone can examine the planet for lost treasures.
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Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Energy Facts Part Three ~ Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Energy Facts Part Three ~ Ancient Egypt | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Another interesting observation made by many of the participants in these experiments was when they raised their hands into the apex, they experienced a pricking sensation, as if tiny needles were being stuck into the extremity.
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The different paths of the Neolithic revolution in Egypt and Sudan #Nubia

The different paths of the Neolithic revolution in Egypt and Sudan #Nubia | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
ANTHROJOURNAL An open access academic journal of collegiate-level research.

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Experience Nubia's curator insight, July 17, 2014 4:17 AM

The Neolithic revolution has taken different paths in the neighbouring countries of Egypt and Sudan. This article examines these variations by comparing food production, settlement patterns, society and culture in Egypt and Sudan and analyses the reasons for the different developments.

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Searching for Sudan’s missing pyramids

Searching for Sudan’s missing pyramids | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

Little by little, the deserts of northern Sudan slowly reveal the secrets they have held for 2,000 years and more.


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All About The World's Pyramids (INFOGRAPHIC) -

All About The World's Pyramids (INFOGRAPHIC) - | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

Find out what all pyramids around the world have in common, what their purpose was and much more surprising pyramid facts.

 

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Aladin Fazel's curator insight, July 27, 2013 3:22 AM

just fascinating!!

Rowena ButedHIST1014's curator insight, February 8, 2014 1:22 AM

This article is actually an image of a brief description about the pyramids and how they were built. I am sure that i am not the only person with the impression that slaves or some type of prisoners were used to build the pyramids I actually learned that pyramids were used to ascend the dead to heaven when mummified in the tombs within the pyramids!. 

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Youths rally against looting ancient Egyptian necropolis - Times LIVE

Youths rally against looting ancient Egyptian necropolis - Times LIVE | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
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Ancient Egyptian Discoveries - Robert Bauval

Authority on ancient and prehistoric sites in Egypt, Robert Bauval, discussed the pyramids at Giza, the Sphinx, and evidence that the origins of ancient Egyp...

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Interview with man who discovered that the pyramids align with the Orion constellation. 

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Egypt Pyramids And Other Wonders of the World Are Being Destroyed

Egypt Pyramids And Other Wonders of the World Are Being Destroyed | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
The destruction of historical monuments erases the record of past civilizations for the short-sighted egoism of today's living people. We should do something about it.
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Archaeological committee to inspect the looted El-Hibeh site - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online

Archaeological committee to inspect the looted El-Hibeh site - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
An archaeological committee from the Ministry of State for Antiquities (MSA) embarked today on an inspection tour at the El-Hibeh archaeological site in Beni Suef, as well as other sites that were subjected to looting after the 2011 revolution.
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