Archaeological sites in Sudan

Sudan is a fascinating country with a rich archaeological legacy. Unfortunately, many archaeological sites in Sudan are difficult to access and hard to find. Here is a map of selected sites, followed by a table with the corresponding GPS coordinates:


Affad 23 (1) (2) 18°01’41.5″ N, 31°10’46.8″ E
Ain Farah 16°45’37.1″ N, 29°11’15.9″ E
Amara West 20°50’00.0″ N, 30°23’00.0″ E
Askut 21°36’58.0″ N, 31°05’19.0″ E
Atbara 17°41’50.0″ N, 33°58’42.0″ E
El-Kurru 18°24’34.2″ N, 31°46’15.0″ E
Gala Abu Ahmed (1) (2) 17°45’59.6″ N, 29°55’05.3″ E
Ghazali 18°26’30.0″ N, 31°55’53.0″ E
Hagar el-Merwa in Kurgus 19°14’07.0″ N, 33°29’26.5″ E
Hamadab (1) (2) (3) 16°54’53.1″ N, 33°41’38.4″ E
Kawa (1) (2) 19°07’23.4″ N, 30°29’49.3″ E
Kerma 19°36’03.5″ N, 30°24’34.7″ E
Kulb 21°03’58.0″ N, 30°39’43.0″ E
Kulubnarti (incl. a church & a fort) 21°04’15.0″ N, 30°39’50.0″ E
Meroë (UNESCO World Heritage site) 16°55’57.7″ N, 33°43’43.5″ E
Musawwarat es-Sufra 16°24’46.4″ N, 33°19’25.5″ E
Napata at the feet of Jebel Barkal (incl. the Temple of AmunUNESCO World Heritage site) 18°32’14.7″ N, 31°49’35.2″ E
Naqa 16°16’07.6″ N, 33°16’35.2″ E
Nuri 18°33’51.6″ N, 31°54’60.0″ E
Old Dongola 18°13’21.9″ N, 30°44’37.3″ E
Sabu & Jaddi (1) (2) (3) 19°56’08.6″ N, 30°33’08.5″ E
Saï Island 20°42’30.0″ N, 30°19’30.0″ E
Sanam 18°29’00.5″ N, 31°49’08.6″ E
Sedeinga 20°33’11.0″ N, 30°17’37.5″ E
Semna & Kumma (1) (2) (3) 21°28’53.0″ N, 30°57’22.0″ E
Sesibi Temple 20°06’36.8″ N, 30°32’31.1″ E
Shalfak 21°32’30.0″ N, 31°02’25.0″ E
Soleb Temple 20°26’10.7″ N, 30°20’01.9″ E
Tabo on Argo Island 19°29’04.8″ N, 30°25’36.2″ E
Tombos 19°42’46.7″ N, 30°23’58.3″ E
Umm Ruweim at Wadi Abu Dom 18°24’38.2″ N, 31°59’25.1″ E
Uronarti 21°31’33.0″ N, 30°59’25.0″ E
Wad ban Naqa 16°30’39.5″ N, 33°06’45.8″ E
Zuma 18°22’09.9″ N, 31°44’34.9″ E

If you notice any mistakes or important omissions, please let me know. Thank you.