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Unusual Ancient Temple Blocks Unearthed in Sudan

WARSAW, POLAND—Live Science studies that blocks from a attainable historic temple have been unearthed in Sudan, on the medieval citadel in Old Dongola, by a crew of researchers led by Artur Obłuski of the University of Warsaw’s Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology. Hieroglyphic inscriptions and figures discovered on a few of the stone blocks date them to some 2,700 years in the past, when the area was a part of the dominion of Kush. Nothing this outdated has beforehand been uncovered at Old Dongola. Egyptologist Dawid Wieczorek mentioned that one inscription means that the temple was devoted to Amun-Ra of Kawa, one other archaeological web site in Sudan. It is unclear, nevertheless, if the blocks got here from the temple at Kawa, from one other web site in Sudan, or from an unknown construction that when stood at Old Dongola. To learn concerning the capital of the dominion of Kush, go to “A Nubian Kingdom Rises.”


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