By Robert Bauval, Thomas Brophy
Offers evidence that a sophisticated black African civilization inhabited the Sahara lengthy prior to Pharaonic Egypt
• unearths black Africa to be on the genesis of historical civilization and the human tale
• Examines wide stories into the misplaced civilization of the “Star People” by means of popular anthropologists, archaeologists, genetic scientists, and cultural historians in addition to the authors’ archaeoastronomy and hieroglyphics learn
• Deciphers the background at the back of the mysterious Nabta Playa ceremonial sector and its stone calendar circle and megaliths
Relegated to the world of archaeological heresy, regardless of a wealth of challenging medical proof, the speculation that a sophisticated civilization of black Africans settled within the Sahara lengthy sooner than Pharaonic Egypt existed has been disregarded or even condemned through traditional Egyptologists, archaeologists, and the Egyptian govt. Uncovering compelling new proof, Egyptologist Robert Bauval and astrophysicist Thomas Brophy current the anthropological, climatological, archaeological, geological, and genetic examine aiding this highly debated concept of the black African foundation of Egyptian civilization.
Building upon wide reviews from the prior 4 a long time and their very own archaeoastronomical and hieroglyphic examine, the authors exhibit how the early black tradition often called the farm animals humans not just domesticated livestock but additionally had a worldly clutch of astronomy; created considerable rock artwork at Gilf Kebir and Gebel Uwainat; had alternate routes to the Mediterranean coast, primary Africa, and the Sinai; held non secular and occult ceremonies; and developed a stone calendar circle and megaliths on the ceremonial web site of Nabta Playa resembling Stonehenge, but a lot older. Revealing those “Star People” because the precise founders of historic Egyptian civilization, this publication thoroughly rewrites the heritage of global civilization, putting black Africa again in its rightful position on the heart of mankind’s origins.
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His Bedouin guide used the age-old tradition of night travel by navigating with the stars—which was, almost certainly, the same method used by Wanderlust 35 the prehistoric people of Nabta Playa when they roamed the vast Sahara thousands of years earlier. The manner in which a Bedouin guide finds his way across the desert at night is a source of wonder to the uninitiated. In a region, which provides no familiar landmarks, he depends solely upon the stars. As we were proceeding in a southwesterly direction during most of our night trekking the polestar was at the guide’s back.
21 Here, at the foot of the dune, the CPE found three burial areas that contained human skeletons of sixty-seven individuals dated to six thousand years ago. According to Fred Wendorf and Romuald Schild of the CPE, “physical anthropology of rare skeletal remains . . ”22 In many burials, the bones of several individuals were placed together, thrown pell-mell, as if they had been brought to the grave in bags. This suggested to the anthropologists that the individuals may have died elsewhere in the Sahara, and their bones were brought back to their home settlement for burial near their ancestors.
He and his party traveled only at night due to the unbearable heat of day at this time of year. His Bedouin guide used the age-old tradition of night travel by navigating with the stars—which was, almost certainly, the same method used by Wanderlust 35 the prehistoric people of Nabta Playa when they roamed the vast Sahara thousands of years earlier. The manner in which a Bedouin guide finds his way across the desert at night is a source of wonder to the uninitiated. In a region, which provides no familiar landmarks, he depends solely upon the stars.