Nubia and Axsum Dynasties: 700 BC - 300 AD

Major Accomplishments: rival civilization to Egypt.  Located in northern Sudan.  Conquered Egypt during what is called the 25th Dynasty.  Eventually conquered by Axumites from today's Ethiopia.

•Capital at Meroë
•Ruler Piankhi conquered Egypt
•Pyramids used for tombs for Pharaohs
•Polytheistic gods
•land of great natural wealth, gold mines, ebony, ivory, incense, animal skins and perfume
•Had their own alphabet using characters which has not been translated

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