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National Geographic features UA-Pima team’s discoveries

July 2, 2019

On July 2 and 3, National Geographic reveals archaeologic discoveries recently made by a University of Arizona and Pima Community College team in Sudan.

Available today on and the “Overheard at National Geographic” podcast are an article and podcast, respectively, about the excavation of King Nastasen’s pyramid, one of more than 20 standing pyramids at Nuri.

Pearce Paul Creasman, Ph.D., an associate professor at the UA and director of the archaeological expedition to the royal pyramids of Nuri led the UA-Pima team, which included several staff of PCC’s Centre for Archaeological Field Training, as well as Pima graduate Daniel Montoya. The team surveyed, mapped and began excavations at the burial complex.

The new release has more details.