Medieval settlement discovered in Sudan

A three-year research project, sponsored by the Prehistory Institute of Poznan University and the National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums of Sudan, has begun at the Hosh esh-Sheitan strongold in the Nile Valley. Archeologists have already found one or more medieval settlements.

Also known as Satan’s Court, Hosh esh-Sheitan is believed to be "one of the biggest strongholds in this part of the Nile Valley." More than 70 structures and several cemeteries have been found so far.