posted on Sep, 25 2012 @ 01:16 PM
reply to post by Hanslune
i completely agree with that comment....
and this was a major issue for the pharaoh choosing his heir....but they had a simple system to ensure the bloodline was pure...and its called
the pharaohs were mixed ...but this could only happen from the fathers side...the mother had to be a pure bread theban....we see this issue with
tutankhamun...and the issue of maitrachy.
the hyksosis from western europe were very evident at that time...even tuts wife to be, begged to marry a hyksosis in a famous letter she wrote to the
so tutankhamun..and his supposed father were in a time flooded with foreign influence...BUT straight after tut..Ay and Horemheb returnd egypt back to
its pure form with the ram kings of the 19th dynasty.
not to keep them "black" but to keep the tradition of the valley, horus kings ascending the throne, and keeping the bloodline of the gods....the
maitrachy came from the ideology of nut, the sky goddess who bore the gods.
so traditionally they were golden brown....they dont marry outside the race...kings had many wives, this is why they ensured an official wife, of the
study the cult of amun,,,,even just look at karnack and look who lives there today....same with thebes and abydos....
peace and respect
edit on 25-9-2012 by thePharaoh because: (no reason given)