Pyramids of the Lost Pharaohs
Dozens of pyramids rise from the scorched, desert landscape of North Africa. But this is not Egypt – it’s Sudan, hundreds of miles to the south. Why are there pyramids here? Who built them? And what are they for?
Investigators uncover the hidden story of the Kingdom of Kush, a state locked into a fluctuating rivalry with its mighty neighbour, Egypt. At times Kush is a client state of Egypt, supplying it with gold. At others, Kush is so powerful that its kings sit on the throne of Egypt – and become known as the black pharaohs.