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By Robert Bauval, Thomas Brophy

Provides evidence that a complicated black African civilization inhabited the Sahara lengthy earlier than Pharaonic Egypt  

• unearths black Africa to be on the genesis of old civilization and the human tale

• Examines huge experiences into the misplaced civilization of the “Star People” through popular anthropologists, archaeologists, genetic scientists, and cultural historians in addition to the authors’ archaeoastronomy and hieroglyphics study

• Deciphers the heritage in the back of the mysterious Nabta Playa ceremonial zone and its stone calendar circle and megaliths

Relegated to the world of archaeological heresy, regardless of a wealth of challenging clinical proof, the speculation that a complicated civilization of black Africans settled within the Sahara lengthy sooner than Pharaonic Egypt existed has been brushed aside or even condemned by means of traditional Egyptologists, archaeologists, and the Egyptian govt. Uncovering compelling new facts, 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 vast stories from the previous 4 many years and their very own archaeoastronomical and hieroglyphic examine, the authors exhibit how the early black tradition referred to as the livestock humans not just domesticated livestock but in addition had a cosmopolitan take hold of of astronomy; created abundant rock paintings at Gilf Kebir and Gebel Uwainat; had exchange routes to the Mediterranean coast, crucial Africa, and the Sinai; held religious and occult ceremonies; and developed a stone calendar circle and megaliths on the ceremonial website of Nabta Playa similar to Stonehenge, but a lot older. Revealing those “Star People” because the real founders of old Egyptian civilization, this e-book thoroughly rewrites the background of global civilization, putting black Africa again in its rightful position on the heart of mankind’s origins.

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I]n the far south-west, the sandstone massif of the Gilf Kebir made up, to borrow a phrase from the Chief of Yam, ‘the western corners of heaven. . ’”19 Bearing this in mind, we can note another intriguing term found in 48 Wanderlust the letter written to Harkhuf by the young King Pepi II. ” In hieroglyphs it is written thus: 0o–U [ “Land of the horizon dwellers” implies that Yam was a very distant place—so distant that its people were deemed to live in the horizon. The historian A. J. Arkell even suggested that Yam was as far in the southwest as Darfur in the Sudan.

Yet, like the fabled lost oasis of Shangri-La or the mythical Atlantis, the legend of Zarzora still persists to this day, and, as we will see, it still lures eccentric explorers in search of adventure and glory. There is a strange irony about all these modern explorations and their claims of discovering of this or that lost oases, however: none of these places were lost at all. Instead, they were known to the ancients and were only rediscovered in modern times. Hassanein and Prince Kemal were definitely not the first Egyptians to reach Jebel Uwainat and Gilf Kebir, for the ancient Egyptians had in fact already beaten them to it by several thousands years.

Until recently, the answer from Egyptologists and anthropologists would have been a resounding no— that is, until there came another aficionado of the desert to join the ranks of Egyptian Sahara explorers such as Rohlfs Gerhard, Ahmed Hassanein, and Count Lazlo Almasy. From Ford Company Trainee to Camel Driver Carlo Bergmann arrived in Egypt in the mid-1980s. He was sent there by the Ford Motor Company to complete a management-training course. After a visit to the camel market in Cairo, Bergmann was so fascinated by these “ships of the desert” that he resigned from his job then and there and bought his first camel in order to become a desert explorer.

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