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Old Dongola

Date of Submission: 01/09/1994
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
National Board for Antiquities and Museum Dr. Salah M.Ahmed
Coordinates: Long. 30°45' East Lat. 18°13' North
Ref.: 652

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Old Dongola was the capital of the Christian Kingdom of Makouria (7th - 14th century). The site contains many churches, places, houses and mosques. The wall of some buildings are decorated with very fine frescoes.