Kerma

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Kerma is part of the Tentative list of Sudan in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Kerma was the capital of Sudan in the 3rd millenium - 2nd millenium B.C. and is now one of its largest archaeological sites. The remains of the old town include a 19m high mud brick structure, the "Western Deffufa". A vast cemetery with royal tombs has also been excavated.

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Kerma
Country
Sudan
Added
1994
Type
Cultural
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1994 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: Kerma

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