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Jebel Barkal

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Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region (UNESCO/NHK)

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Flyover of Jebel Barkal, Sudan; by Learning Sites, Inc.

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Jebel Barkal - Mystic Pyramids at Jebel Barkal in Sudan

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Greg Tucker in Jebel Barkal

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Royal Tombs/Pyramids of Kush In El-Kurru & Nuri

Jebel Barkal or Gebel Barkal is a very small mountain located some 400 km north of Khartoum, in Karima town in Northern State in Sudan, on a large bend of the Nile River, in the region called Nubia. The mountain is 98 m tall, has a flat top, and apparently was used as a landmark by the traders in the important route between central Africa, Arabia, and Egypt, as the point where it was easier to cross the great river. In 2003, the mountain, together with the historical city of Napata, were named World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
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