"Ancient Meroe" Meroe by BorneoGrrl
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About 200 km north-east of Khartoum, near Bagrawiya, you can find a hill where a few dozen pyramids spread over a small area. The pyramids, much smaller than their well-known counterparts in Egypt, are the remains of a royal cemetery from the Meroitic kingdom (between 300 B.C. and 300 A.D.).
These pyramids have been left unprotected for a long time and experienced severe damage by the steady action of winds and dust storms over the decades of this century.
You won't get any souvenir shops at Meroe Pyramids but if you would like to take home something, you can buy from some... more travel advice
I've been told that the pyramids in Meroe is even older than those in Egypt and so I had to go and see them myself. The... more travel advice
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