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National Geographic: Amazing Drone Footage of Nubian Pyramids

Armed with a remotely operated mini­-helicopter, National Geographic engineer Alan Turchik gets a bird’s­-eye view of 3,000-­year-­old royal burial chambers. The unique perspective is helping to unravel ancient Nubian mysteries.  

ESA: Earth from Space | Kalma

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. The image featured in this edition was acquired over an area just south of Sudanese city of Nyala, showing part of the Kalma refugee camp.  

AMNH: Documenting an Ancient Kingdom In Sudan

Meroë was an independent kingdom of Nubia, centered in the north of Sudan and contemporaneous with Greek and Roman domination of the Mediterranean world. While Meroites were influenced by their Egyptian neighbors, they had a distinct political state, writing system, and religion. Archaeologists have only been able to translate a few Meroitic texts, so researchers …

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