Relief of a female ruler, a Candace of Meroë named Kandake Amanitore.

The reign of Arrakkamani (c. 280 BCE) when the royal burial ground was transferred to Meroë from Napata (Jebel Barkal). In the fifth century BCE, Greek historian Herodotus described Meroë as “the mother city of the other Ethiopians”. A photo of the Oba’s Pyramid before the 19th century in Benin, Nigeria Their connection to many major … Continue reading Relief of a female ruler, a Candace of Meroë named Kandake Amanitore.