The Nubians were an ancient civilizations of peoples who lived in the Nile region, neighboring the Egyptians. Ancient Nubia was located in what is modern Sudan. The Nubians continued to build their Pyramids five-hundred years after the Egyptians had built their last ones. There are around two-hundred and fifty five Pyramids at three separate sites in Nubia. The constructions were built over a period of a few hundred years. Just like the Egyptian pyramids, the Nubian versions are the tombs of countless kings and queens of Napata and Meroe. There are over twice the number of Nubian Pyramids compared to the Egyptian sites.
Some of the first pyramid tombs were for King Kashta and Piankhi, Kashta 's son, at el-Kurru. Also at that site, the inheritors of Piankhi are there as well. There names are as follows: Shabaka, Shabataka, and Tanwetamani. There are also several pyramid tombs for several queens. Of the queens buried at their tombs, some of them were warriors. Another site of Nubian pyramids are at a site called Nuri. Buried there are approximately fifty queens...
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