In Photos: Ancient Cemetery Near Nile River Unearthed

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A surprising find

Credit: Photo © Berber-Abidiya Archaeological Project
Archaeologists at the site of Dangeil, in Sudan, are excavating a cemetery that dates back around 2,000 years. The tombs are underground, with no structures…Read More »

on the surface. They were first discovered in 2002 when villagers were digging a ditch and excavations have been ongoing since then. The artifacts that archaeologists have unearthed in the cemetery date to a time when a kingdom called Kush flourished on the shores of the Nile River in Sudan. This image shows some of the excavated tombs. [Read full story]   Less «
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