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Sudan’s ‘forgotten’ pyramids risk being buried by shifting sand dunes

Martchan / shutterstock Ahmed Mutasim Abdalla Mahmoud, University of Nottingham The word “pyramid” is synonymous with Egypt, but it is actually neighbouring Sudan that is home to the world’s largest collection of these spectacular ancient structures. Beginning around 2500BC, Sudan’s ancient Nubian civilisation left behind more than 200 pyramids that rise out of the desert across three archaeological sites: El …

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