Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Book of The Dead

The original Roll of Papyrus of Ani is in one length viz 76 feet. The facsimile has been divided unequally into 37 plates by the British Museum. Written in 1240 BC. The original version of the book is filled with … Continue reading

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Pre History & The Badarian Culture

Pre-history Africa & the Badarian Culture Evidence of the Badarians into Pre-historic Egypt (4500-3800 BC) The founder of pre-dynastic Nile Valley archaeology was William Finders Petrie (1853-1942), whose excavations at Nagada and Ballas in Upper Egypt nearly 100 years ago … Continue reading

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Compendium of African History to 1500 AD

ANCIENT AFRICAN CIVILIZATIONS TO ca. 1500                                           by                          … Continue reading

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Black Athena Debate

Race in Antiquity: Truly Out of Africa  by Dr. Molefi Kete Asante Professor Molefi Kete Asante is the author of 38 books including The Afrocentric Idea; Kemet, Afrocentricity and Knowledge; Classical Africa and soon to be published by Temple University … Continue reading

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Ancient Egypt before the Pharoahs

        Egypt Region International Economy Opinion Culture Focus Travel Living Sports Profile People Time Out Chronicles Cartoons Letters       Egypt before the Pharaohs By Gamal Nkrumah Dynastic Egypt, the classical “Two Lands” of the Pharaohs, … Continue reading

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The Empire of Kerma

Top: Monumental stone decoration with sacred hippopotami from the entrance to a funerary temple at Kerma, 1600 B.C. Naturally mummified body of one of the archers whose job it was to protect Kerma 4,200 years ago. Above, clockwise from left: … Continue reading

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The Ancient Kingdom of Punt

Petrie, W.M. Flinders. The Making of Egypt, London. New York, Sheldon Press; Macmillan, 1939: Page 77 “Some of the most obvious public works of the 1st dynasty were the carrying on of earlier undertakings. The great historical maces, and the irrigation … Continue reading

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