Meroe

Meroe

Meroe is an ancient city on the east bank of the Nile north-east of the Kabushiya station near Shendi, Sudan. This city was the capital of the Kingdom of Kush for several centuries and was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011.

Site Information

Country: Sudan

District: River Nile State

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Kingdom of Kush

Later Cultures: Kingdom of Kush

Site Features: kushite Monuments


World Heritage Site

Official Name: Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe

Date of Inscription: 2011

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