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NEWS: Archaeologists discover 35 burial chambers in Sudan desert with fascinating links to Ancient Egypt

Excavation: The tops of some of the pyramids are exposed during digging at the Sedeinga sitE (Source: The Daily Mail).

Excavation: The tops of some of the pyramids are exposed during digging at the Sedeinga site (Source: The Daily Mail).

“Archaeologists excavating a site in Sudan have discovered 35 pyramids revealing fascinating links between the bygone Kingdom of Kush that once existed there and ancient Egypt.

The pyramids, which date back around 2,000 years, are smaller than most Egyptian examples with the largest being 22 feet in width and the smallest, likely constructed for the burial of a child, being just 30 inches.

The site in Sedeinga, northern Sudan, was part of the ancient kingdom of Kush which shared a border with Egypt and, later on, the Roman Empire.

The archaeological team believes building of pyramids at Sedeinga continued for centuries and was strongly influenced by Egyptian funerary architecture” – via The Daily Mail.

Read more here.

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