Sudan is one of the world's last frontiers. Once thought of as a vast desert l and was, the land was home to an advanced and mysterious civilization, an ancient kingdom of Africa known as Kush. The kingdom dealt with Pharaohs from Egypt and the emperor's from Rome. Their Nubian leaders known as Black Pharaohs left behind an array of archeological sites dotted along the Nile and the count of Egypt. The Black Pharaohs controlled the trade routes connecting central Africa with ancient Egypt; this accumulated them with immense wealth and power. Do you think Egypt's culture and influence are credited to the Black Pharaohs of Kush?