Zuma

Zuma

Zuma is a village and burial ground about 40 km downstream from Jebel Barkal in what is now Sudan. The cemetery was visited in the last two hundred years several times, but there were only brief descriptions and no excavations. Zuma 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

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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