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The Atlas Obscura Guide To Sudan
9 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Sudan
Updated June 23, 2022
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Stories About Sudan
Unearthing Ancient Sudan's Powerful, Complex Past
Archaeological work at Tombos reveals the stories of people who lived more than 4,000 years ago—and inspires new interest from the people who live there today.
by Michele R. Buzon
Remembering the Remarkable Queens Who Ruled Ancient Nubia
Scholar Solange Ashby is uncovering the once-revered, now little-remembered female leaders of the Kushite kingdoms.
by Sarah Durn
Found: A Massive Medieval Cathedral From a 'Forgotten' Nubian Kingdom
The discovery adds to our knowledge of Makuria, which ruled a vast region of Africa for six centuries.
by Matthew Taub
El-Kurru’s Carved Graffiti Reveal Another Side of Ancient Nubia
From Kushites to Christians, an old site in Sudan has new stories to tell.
by Isaac Schultz