Pyramids of Meroe
Near Meroe three royal cemeteries were constructed. South Cemetery features nine royal pyramids. Four of the pyramids belonged to Kings and five belonged to queens. One hundred and ninety-five other tombs complete the cemetery. North cemetery contains forty-one royal pyramids. Thirty belonged to kings, six to queens and five to other royals. The cemetery has three more non-royal tombs for a total of forty-four. West cemetery is a non-royal site. It contains some one hundred and thirteen tombs.