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The Meroe Pyramids are a group of over 200 ancient pyramids located in the Sudanese region of Meroe, near the city of Karima. They were built between the 8th century BCE and the 4th century CE by the Kingdom of Kush, an African civilization that was once one of the most powerful in the world. The pyramids are smaller and steeper than their Egyptian counterparts, and they were constructed using mud bricks.

Despite their lesser-known status, the Meroe Pyramids are a testament to the rich history and cultural heritage of the Sudanese people. The pyramids were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2011, and today, tourists can visit the site to learn about the Kingdom of Kush and the civilizations that once flourished there. Some of the most well-preserved pyramids at the site include the Pyramid of Naqa and the Pyramid of Amanikhabale. The site also contains several iron-smelting furnaces, evidence of the kingdom's thriving iron industry.