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originally posted by: BomSquad
Actually, Egypt was not just one country but two (Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt). That is why you see both the Cobra (Uraeus) and Vulture (Nehhbet) on the pharaoh's crown. Using both on the crown represented the unity of Upper and Lower Egypt.
Upper Egypt was the region between Lower Egypt and Nubia.
from wikipedia "In the New Kingdom, Nubians and Egyptians were often so closely related that some scholars[clarification needed] consider them virtually indistinguishable, as the two cultures melded and mixed together."
originally posted by: grey580
a reply to: secretboss
Egypt was multicultural.
A simple Wikipedia search would of shown that. I know it's not the best source. But it's readily available to everyone.
The genetic history of the demographics of Egypt reflects Egypt's geographical location at the crossroads of several major cultural areas: Northeast Africa, Northwest Africa, the Sahara, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean.
In general, various DNA studies have found that the gene frequencies of modern Egyptian populations are intermediate between those of the Middle East, the Horn of Africa, southern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa, though NRY frequency distributions of the modern Egyptian population appear to be substantially more similar to those of the Middle East than to any Sub-Saharan African or European population, suggesting a substantially larger Middle Eastern genetic component.
I imagine this post should go in the HOAX bin.
t is now largely agreed that Dynastic Egyptians were indigenous to the Nile area. About 5,000 years ago, the Sahara area dried out, and part of the indigenous Saharan population retreated east towards the Nile Valley. In addition, peoples from the Middle East entered the Nile Valley, bringing with them wheat, barley, sheep, goats, and possibly cattle. Dynastic Egyptians referred to their country as "The Two Lands". During the Predynastic period (about 4800 to 4300BC), the Merimde culture flourished in the northern part of Egypt (Lower Egypt). This culture, among others, has links to the Levant in the Middle East. The pottery of the later Buto Maadi culture, best known from the site at Maadi near Cairo, also shows connections to the southern Levant as well. In the southern part of Egypt (Upper Egypt), the predynastic Badarian culture was followed by the Naqada culture. These people seem to be more closely related to the Nubians than with northern Egyptians.
A 3,500-year-old mummified woman’s head shows signs of a skin condition from bleaching. The woman may have been prominent in Egyptian society and was 20 to 25 years old when she died, researchers report. The identity of the woman is not known, but tiny nodules under her cheeks and on the back of her neck resemble a skin disorder known today as exogenous ochronosis. Despina Moissidou, a Greek anthropologist, told Discovery News that “such dermatosis is caused by the extensive use of skin-bleaching cosmetics.”
originally posted by: secretboss
More irrefutable proof that the ancient Egyptians were Black.
This truth is being denied and covered up by racists.