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Visitors look at the pyramids of the Sudanese kingdom of Meroe 08... News PhotoArchaeology,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Geographical Locations,Looking,Meroe,Sudan,VisitPhotographer Collection: AFP MEROE, SUDAN: Visitors look at the pyramids of the Sudanese kingdom of Meroe 08 March in Sudan. Some 40 pyramids, which were the homes of 20 Meroeite kings, eight queens, three royal princes and a dozen of nobles whose rule spanned nearly five centuries from 592 B.C. to 350 A.D., rise from the desert, 70 kms north of the town of Shendi. (Photo credit should read RABIH MOGHRABI/AFP/Getty Images)