Sudan’s pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt’s

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The Meroe pyramids in al-Bagrawiya, 200 kilometers north of Khartoum, Sudan, once served as the principal residence of the rulers of the Kush kingdom, known as the Black Pharaohs. Their pyramids, ranging from 6-meters (20-feet) to 30-meters (100-feet) tall, are some 4,600 years old. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)

 

AL-BEGRAWIYA, Sudan: The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in

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