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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY GUILLAME LAVALLEE A picture shows the... News PhotoArchaeologist,Archaeology,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Desert,Khartoum,Meroe,Sudan,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2010 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY BY GUILLAME LAVALLEE A picture shows the pyramids in the Meroe desert, north of Khartoum, on February 26, 2010. Archaeologists say the desert of north Sudan holds mysteries to rival ancient Egypt. The Louvre will host its first exhibition at the end of March on the Meroe dynasty, the last in a line of 'black pharaohs' that ruled the Kush kingdom on the banks of the Nile for more than 1,000 years until its demise in 350 AD. AFP PHOTO/ASHRAF SHAZLY (Photo credit should read ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/Getty Images)