Visual Timeline: Meroe

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890 BCE: First tomb built at Meroe.
 
800 BCE: Nubian capital of MeroĆ« is founded.
 
295 BCE - 275 BCE: Reign of King Ergamenes (Arakakamani) in Meroe.
 
285 BCE: King Ergamenes slaughters the priests of Amun at Napata, breaks with Egypt.
 
 
284 BCE - 115 CE: Queens (Candaces) rule jointly with Kings in Meroe.
 
22 BCE: Peace Treaty favoring Meroe signed with Rome.
 
330 CE: Invasion of Meroe by the Aksumites under King Ezana.
 
350 CE: End of the Kingdom of MeroĆ« in Nubia.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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