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The Forgotten Kingdom of Kerma and Its Incredible Deffufas

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The Kingdom of Kerma was an ancient civilization that existed between 2500 BC and 1500 BC, located in what is today the northern part of Sudan. This kingdom was the first Nubian state, and its capital, Kerma, is today an important archaeological site. Kerma was also the earliest urban center in Africa outside Egypt.

At the ancient city of Kerma one encounters deffufas – a type of structure unique to the ancient Nubians. According to one website, the importance of these buildings (three of which have been discovered so far) to the inhabitants of Kerma is “comparable to that of the Ziggurat to the people of Sumer.”

Statues of pharaohs of the Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt (Black Pharaohs) discovered near Kerma. (CC BY-SA 3.0)

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