Opinions & Features November 26, 2019 at 12:30 pm

Five places in Africa holding the world’s greatest archaeological sites

Mildred Europa Taylor | Head of Content

Mildred Europa Taylor November 26, 2019 at 12:30 pm

November 26, 2019 at 12:30 pm | Opinions & Features

Meroe Pyramids
Some of the remaining Meroe Pyramids in Sudan. Photo (www.globalblackhistory.com)

Meroe pyramids, Sudan

Also referred to as the Nubian Pyramids, these ancient structures in Meroe, Sudan, are as extraordinary and spectacular as the ones found in Egypt. Situated in the middle of the northern Sudanese desert, the Meroe pyramids were designed in the famous Nubian style, characterized by steep slopes and tiny foundations.

Meroe City
The famous city of Meroe in Sudan. Photo (www.tripadvisor.co.uk)

Archaeologists say the pyramids were used as tombs thousands of years ago. Despite their dilapidated condition, these pyramids are still a sight to behold. If you are looking to have direct contact with the ancient ages, take a walk through these longstanding pyramids.

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