Tag Archives: Black History Month

Shades of ancient Egypt: Were ancient Egyptians black?

The question of whether Ancient Egyptians were black has been an ongoing debate for centuries. Technically, ancient Egyptians were African, as Egypt is in Africa, but most northern African peoples are from Arab and Caucasian descent. In most ancient Egyptian art … Continue reading

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#BlackHistory: The Lives of Ancient Egyptian Women

When thinking of the women of ancient Egypt, what comes to mind? You might envision slim, bronzed ladies with mysterious black rimmed eyes, and exotic beauties bedecked in gold and jewels with ornately braided hair. You may think of the … Continue reading

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