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Ancient Egypt and Nubia
The history and culture of these mysterious ancient kingdoms.
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Is Isis a Black Goddess?

Is Isis a Black Goddess? | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Yes, indeed She is. Like most people, ancient and modern, the Egyptians depicted their Deities (at least the anthropomorphic ones) as more beautiful, more powerful, more perfect images of themselve...
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Shades of ancient Egypt: Were ancient Egyptians black?

Shades of ancient Egypt: Were ancient Egyptians black? | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
The question of whether Ancient Egyptians were black has been an ongoing debate for centuries.  All admire the splendor and technology  and it seems that each race wants to claim the Egyptian Empire as their own so that in some way they can feel part of such a magnificent civilization.
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Why Sacred Egyptian Scarabs Bear the Faces of Black Men

Why Sacred Egyptian Scarabs Bear the Faces of Black Men | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
(The Root) -- This image is part of a weekly series that The Root is presenting in conjunction with the Image of the Black in Western Art Archive at Harvard University's W.E.B.
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Aladin Fazel's curator insight, November 17, 2013 9:45 AM

that's a good question!!