Amanirenas (also spelled Amanirena) was one of the greatest kandakes, or queen mothers, who ruled over the Meroitic Kingdom of Kush in Nubia, (a region from Southern Egypt to Northern Sudan). Amanirenas was the second of several “Qore and Kandake’s” (the title given to ruling Queens). She reigned over the kingdom between 40 BC to […]Read More
Posts tagged 35 New Ancient Pyramids and graves discovered (2009 bt 2012) in Sudan
Ancient Pyramids Found In South Africa?
I have moved to South Africa from Holland a year ago and traveling in Mpumalanga and the Kruger Park I noticed countless Pyramid shaped structures all over the place. I don’t think anyone has investigated the South African Pyramids so far. The reason I wrote you was that I was hoping that you would be […]Read More
Natural & Beautiful Elongated Skulls of Africans and African descendants found in 2016?
Ancient Egyptians Depiction In Art –No comment on this subject matter Genetic similarities of Africans and African descendants found in 2016? Source: This was Published on Aug 21, 2016 by Al Jazeera news Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from a new settlement area in northern Uganda. Sudan, once the largest and one of the most geographically diverse states in […]Read More
Make-Up By International Artist Pat McGrath
Amazing Colors! Beautiful on her skin tone. Metal Morphosis005 by Pat Mcgrath (Make-Up) Sudanese Model: Nyadak “Duckie” Thot patmcgrath.com International Make-Up Artist Extraordinaire: Pat McGrath Model: Nyadak “Duckie” Thot Sudanese Model: Nyadak “Duckie” Thot Unknown or Forgotten Meroe pyramids surrounded with dunes in Sudan, Africa. Queen Qalhata’s tomb in Sudan Nubian pyramids are pyramids that were […]Read More
Ancient Nubia, Egypt’s Rival in Africa?
For centuries the extraordinary monumental achievements of ancient Egypt have dominated the history of African civilizations in the public mind. It is not until the last 60 years or so that research and excavation has gradually revealed to us the extent and power of the great kingdoms of ancient Nubia. Produced by Penn Museum, Penn Museum Education Department, and Annenberg TV. Narrated […]Read More
Relief of a female ruler, a Candace of Meroë named Kandake Amanitore.
The reign of Arrakkamani (c. 280 BCE) when the royal burial ground was transferred to Meroë from Napata (Jebel Barkal). In the fifth century BCE, Greek historian Herodotus described Meroë as “the mother city of the other Ethiopians”. A photo of the Oba’s Pyramid before the 19th century in Benin, Nigeria Their connection to many major […]Read More
The Deffufa Temples in Kerma, Nubia, Sudan at least 9,500 years old?
Ancient Architecture and urban planning by the Africans. One of its most endearing structure was the Deffufa, a mud brick temple which ceremonies were performed on top. It is 18 meters tall and comprises three stories. The deffufa is a unique structure in Nubian Architecture. Three known deffufa exist. The Western Deffufa at Kerma, an Eastern […]Read More
The Pyramids at Meroë, Sudan
Meroë, the royal necropolis of the southern capital of the kingdom of Kush near Bejrawia . The steep-sided pyramids were built over the burial chambers of the rulers. During the blue evening light with the presence of a few stars, a single camel and rider stands in front of two of the pyramids at Meroë […]Read More
Female Superhero: Storm
Storm was one of the first black comic book characters, and the first black female, to play either a major or supporting role in the big two comic book houses, Marvel Comics and DC Comics. Within these two companies, her 1975 debut was only preceded by a few male black characters. While not the first black […]Read More
Tutankhamun’s gold funerary mask & real head shape
Tutankhamen was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom or sometimes the New Empire Period. He has since his discovery been colloquially referred to as King Tut. What is behind the mask of Tutankhamen? The inscription on the shoulders and the back of the […]Read More
Nubian King Tantamani from Sudan
The very name Nubian (nub) actually means gold. Meet Uncle Ali-For over 25 years he has been the key holder for the gate of the Tomb of Tanutamani, and he will guide us through the royal burial chambers belonging to King Tanwetamani (Tanotamun) and Queen Kalhata at El Kurru, a few kilometers south of Karima, […]Read More
A photo of the Oba’s Pyramid before the 19th century in Benin, Nigeria
Please keep in mind that these photos are over 100 years old. I did the best I could, so you can see the details better. The Kingdom Of Kush traded with the rest of the world, all parts of Africa & especially The West African Kingdoms. Kush was at the trade center, that linked India, Europe, […]Read More
7 Pyramids found off the coast of South East African Island of Mauritius
Have fun searching for it on Google Earth! Located at 20 ° 26 ‘.8.15 “S latitude and 57 ° 39’2. 60” E longitude these pyramids fascinate! What is immediately striking is that the stones are washed and arranged exactly as in Tenerife, ( Canary Islands) in other words, without mortar. Like the pyramids of Tenerife, […]Read More
Model: Mari Agory
Nationality: (San Diego, California) American. Ethnicity: South Sudan , African. She’s 5’11 ft tall & was born in Khartoum, Sudan. Mari Agory was discovered at age 20 by a photographer while attending her junior year of college. “It’s considered late in the industry,” she explains, “because girls start really young. Amazing Illustration by Evan Woolery >artstation.com/artist […]Read More
The Nubia Museum
Yes, this is real. There is officially a Nubian Museum in Egypt. Aswan’s rather fantastic Nubian Museum is one of Egypt’s best and a must for anyone interested in the history and culture of both ancient and modern Nubia. It documents the riches of a culture that was all but washed away with the building […]Read More
Remains of a Nubian temple in Sudan thought to be around 2000 years old
A ritual altar, a sacred boat base, and a hieroglyphic inscription have been discovered in the remains of a temple in Sudan thought to be around 2,000 years old. Source-archaeology.org/news Over 200+ pyramids in Sudan Pyramids discovered in ancient Sudanese cemetery: 2,000 Remains of Ancient Palace Discovered – LiveScienceRead More
Controversy behind Gods of Egypt movie 2016
This time period is supposed to be in the old kingdom/5th dynasty (2494 B.C. – 2345 B.C.). ‘Gods of Egypt’ Director, Studio Apologize for Lack of Diverse Casting: ‘We Can Do Better’ Lionsgate also acknowledged the need for more inclusive casting in a statement obtained by Variety, which reads: “We recognize that it is our responsibility […]Read More
2 Pyramids & Sphinx Found in Zinder, Niger, Africa
February 29, 2012, the Nigerian researcher in Egyptology, Souley Garba announced the discovery he made which was a pyramid in the village of Dan Baki, 20 km from the city of Zinder. As explained by the researcher, there is even a sphinx in front of the pyramid (the sphinx is a species of large statue of lion […]Read More
Megalithic Stones of Tiya, Ethiopia, Africa
In April 1935, one of the Tiya stones, engraved with a sword symbol, was discovered during a German expedition. Tiya is among the most important of the roughly 160 archaeological sites discovered so far in the Soddo region, south of Addis Ababa. The site contains 36 monuments, including 32 carved stelae covered with symbols, most […]Read More
35 New Ancient Pyramids & Graves Discovered (2009-2012) in Sudan, Africa
One overlooked fact is that Sudan has more pyramids than Egypt, in places like Nuri and Bijrawiyah, though they are smaller and not as old. Meroe was often ruled by queens, known by the title “kandake,” and boasts scores of pyramids similar in shape to the one exhibited on a one-dollar bill. “I discovered a […]Read More