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A Band of Illegal Gold Miners Have Completely Destroyed an Ancient Kush Settlement in Sudan

Jabal Maragha, an ancient archaeological site in Sudan, is no more. Gold hunters, digging illegally, have destroyed the historic landmark, erasing nearly every trace of what was a small settlement or checkpoint dating to the Kingdom of Kush’s Meroitic period, from 350 BC to 350 AD. The industrial-scale act of … Read entire story.

Source: artnet News

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