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Defuffa site in Kerma and Museum

Defuffa site is located near Kerma market, when you get in the site you will find something like... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Osman B
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Khartoum, Sudan
An interesting site.

There is a huge structure known as a Deffufa which is made of mud bricks. It is one of the oldest... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Traveller1XX
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Defuffa site is located near Kerma market, when you get in the site you will find something like old city but well organized. In the middle there is high building not yet discovered if it was like worship or castle to protect the town. You...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Osman B
Reviewed 13 June 2018

as i,m a tour guide in Sudan i us to call it the complex of history because the group finds a complex of civilization which belongs to 7000year BC ,i suggest to be with a tour guide to explain the history for the area and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

There is a huge structure known as a Deffufa which is made of mud bricks. It is one of the oldest man made buildings in sub Saharan Africa. It is over 3,500 years old. It is thought it was used for ritual purposes. From the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The site consists of the huge "Defuffa", a mountain-like structure made out of mudbrick and the outline of the buildings that once surrounded it. The museum is much more interesting. It contains remains of the typical Kerma pottery (red clay with borders burned black in...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 3 December 2015

The original layout of the city is almost entirely there, giving the visitor a clear idea of the urban organization at the time. It is worth to climb on top of Defuffa overlooking the city to have a comprehensive view of the old town. The...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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