Africa. Early Civilizations. Geography of Africa. Three major geographic features: Rivers (Nile, Congo, Niger) Sahara Desert Congo Rain Forest Remaining country plains, small mountain ranges, and lakes. Heterogeneous population made up of nomadic tribes and settled kingdoms.
Civilizations and kingdoms of ancient Africa. Why do large swaths of land appear unorganized or unclaimed?
Pyramids at Meroë, Kingdom of Kush, modeled after those in Egypt.
Ethiopian Christian icon of the Mother of God enthroned with Jesus.
Great Mosque in Timbuktu