Wind sculpted san dunes surround the pyramids.
The sun sets over the pyramids of Meroë. Feb 2017
Nubian pyramids differ significantly from Egyptian pyramids. They are smaller (20-90 ft) with much steeper sides (70° angles) - and most were build two thousand years after the great pyramids of Giza.
Exploring the pyramid fields of Meroë.
A few of the pyramids look new. It's because they are reconstructed.
Sand dunes threaten to cover the pyramids.
Donkeys are ubiquitous - and are often the transport of choice in the villages.