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Musawwarat es-Sufra

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Musawwarat es-Sufra

Musawwarat es-Sufra is a large Meroitic temple complex in modern Sudan. The site is dating back to the 3rd century BC. Al-Musawarat Al-Sufra was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011 as part of Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe.

Site Information

Country: Sudan

District: River Nile State

Category: Ancient Temples

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Kingdom of Kush

Later Cultures: Kingdom of Kush

Site Features: kushite Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe

Date of Inscription: 2011

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This is Amun Temple in Nagaa. Musawarat es'ofra is a huge space with column s and elephants' statues. Some researchers believe that it was a school others believe it was elephants training yards while others think it something to do with astronomy and monks.
28-01-2022 [Rania]