Nubia and Egypt 10,000 B.C. to 400 A.D.

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Author  Larry Ross
Publisher  Edwin Mellen Pr
Publication Date   August 31, 2012
ISBN  0773426469
Pages  229

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This is the first book to claim that the Black Nubians played an essential role in the rise of Ancient Egyptian civilization. Ross is the first scholar to argue that there is a shared origin of Nile Valley Civilization between Nubian and Egyptian cultures. Nubia today is known as the nation-states of Sudan and South Sudan, and has been misrepresented for thousands of years by Egyptian sources, which minimized the role the people played in world history. This book draws on recent archaeological findings that claim Pharonic symbolism, sacred bark, and serekh, are of Nubian origin, not Egyptian.

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