THE ANCIENT EGYPTIAN HARP Elaborately decorated model arched harp: the underside of the soundbox, which is in the shape of a ladle, is rounded and finely carved. It ends in a human head, turned slightly to the left, with lengthy wig and double crown. The Adungu Harp of Uganda is strikingly similar to an example […]Read More
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The Adungu Harp of Uganda & other African Lyres like the Kora is almost identical to the ancient Egyptian Arched harp?
Their major trade routes were by sea to the Greek islands, across southern Europe, down the Atlantic coast of Africa, and up to ancient Britain. In addition, Arabia and India were reached via the Red Sea, and vast areas of Western Asia were connected to the homeland via land routes where goods were transported by […]Read More
The discovery of an ancient pavement floor made out of carefully polished stones & giant plates tightly fitted together were inspected by authorities. The only thing was found… Caulk joints between the slabs. What was it for? When was it built? Why was this made? In 1987 Gambia then agreed to NASA’s request as the U.S. space agency was interested […]Read More
African Stonehenge? Scientists seek to unravel the mysteries of thousands of odd, ancient burial markers in Senegal. The site consists of four large groups of stone circles that represent an extraordinary concentration of over 1,000 monuments in a band 100 km wide along some 350 km of the River Gambia. The four groups, Sine Ngayène, Wanar, […]Read More