Nuri

Nuri

Nuri is an archaeological site in Sudan on the southeast side of the Nile. Close to it, there are pyramids belonging to Nubian kings. All these remains belonged to the ancient city Napata, the first capital of the Nubian kingdom of Kush. Nuri was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003 as part of Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region.

Site Information

Country: Sudan

District: Northern State

Category: Tombs and Necropolises

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Kingdom of Kush

Later Cultures: Kingdom of Kush

Site Features: kushite Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region

Date of Inscription: 2003

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