10 Arguments That Prove Ancient Egyptians Were Black


Banqueting Scene, Thebes, tomb of Nebamum & Ipuky, 1400 BC

The Egyptians as They Saw Themselves
Diop noted that “Egyptians had only one term to designate themselves: KMT, which literally means ‘the Blacks.’ This is the strongest term existing in the Pharaonic tongue to indicate blackness.”

He added: “The term is a collective noun which thus described the whole people of Pharaonic Egypt as a Black people.”

For further evidence, Diop focused on both the monuments and how the ancient Egyptians represented themselves in their art.

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