Ancient Egypt Was White Washed

Due to racial prejudices or just out right ignorance, many people refuse to believe or are unaware that black people built one of the most advanced civilizations on Earth. The demand for black slave labor created an incentive to justify the treatment of black people, by creating the lie that black people were inferior.

The French historian Count Constantine de Volney travel to Egypt and wrote this during the late 1780's,

Just think, that this race of Black men, today our slave and the object of our scorn, is the very race to which we owe our arts, sciences, and even the use of speech! Just imagine, finally, that it is in the midst of people who call themselves the greatest friends of liberty and humanity that one has approved the most barbarous slavery, and questioned whether Black men have the same kind of intelligence as whites!”

M. Constantine de Volney, Travels through Syria and Egypt in the Years 1783, 1784, and 1785 (London: 1787), p. 80–83.

So what did the Ancient Egyptians look like? Below are pictures.

Tomb of King Tut. He was the Pharaoh during the 18th dynasty. Around 1320 B.C.
Pharaoh Amenhotep, 18th Dynasty. Around 1300 B.C.
Painting of people farming in Ancient Egypt. Tomb of Menna, around 1400 B.C.
Tomb of Amenhat.
Tomb wall of Pharaoh Seti. 19th Dynasty Reign :1294–1279 B.C.
Egyptian Soldiers from 1493 B.C. Tomb of Hatshepsut. This painting is showing the journey to the Land of Punt, Deir El- Bahri.
Tomb of Khnumhotep, 12th Dynasty.
Tomb of Baget, Beni Hasan 2000 B.C.
Wrestling Scene in the Tomb Khety.
Queen Tye. Grandmother of King Tut. Neues Musuem/Agyptisches Musuem in Berlin, Germany.
Egyptian Warriors from 2000 B.C.

In the 2001 Oxford Encyclopedia, egyptologist, Stuart Tyson Smith wrote :

“Any characterization of race of the ancient Egyptians depends on modern cultural definitions, not on scientific study. Thus, by modern American standards it is reasonable to characterize the Egyptians as ‘black’, while acknowledging the scientific evidence for the physical diversity of Africans.”

Based off how the Ancient Egyptians portrayed themselves through art, it is clear that they were a black African race. Ancient Greek and Roman travelers and historians, who lived during that time said that the Egyptians were black as well. An ancient Greek historian named Herodotus (400 B.C.), who is known as the “Father of History “, wrote about Ancient Egypt when he traveled there.

I myself guessed their Egyptian origin not only because the Colchians are dark-skinned and curly-haired (which does not count for much by itself , because these features are common in others too) but more importantly because Colchians, Egyptians and Ethiopians are the only peoples in the world who practise circumcision and who have always done so.”

In a nutshell he is saying that Egyptians had dark skin and curly hair. More importantly, he is saying that those three dark races above were the only race to practice circumcision. Circumcision is a Hebrew custom.

Below is what the French artist and historian, Vivant Denon, drew when he saw the Sphinx of Giza (before the nose was knocked off) around 1798. Note the African features.

In 1782 a French philosopher and historian named, Count Constantine de Volney, visited Egypt and said this:

“All the Egyptians,” wrote de Volney, “have a bloated face, puffed-up eyes, flat nose, thick lips — in a word, the true face of the mulatto. I was tempted to attribute it to the climate, but when I visited the Sphinx, its appearance gave me the key to the riddle. On seeing that head, typically Negro in all its features.”

In 2012, the Laboratory called DNA Tribes,released the DNA results of Pharaoh Amenhotep III and Pharaoh Tutankhamen. They lived around 1300 and 1400 B.C. The results showed that they had the same DNA as people from Great Lakes and the Southern Africa( Near Uganda.)This is DNA evidence showing that the Ancient Egyptians were black African people.

The pictures on the tombs and statues show that the Ancient Egyptians looked like Black Africans, African Americans or Black People. The eye witness accounts of ancient European travelers, show that the ancient Egyptians were black people. As mentioned earlier, the biblical evidence shows that Moses and Paul looked nearly identical to the Egyptians, thus confirming that Moses and Paul, were “so called black people”.

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