Black Genesis

Black Genesis

The Prehistoric Origins of Ancient Egypt

Book - 2011
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Presents proof that an advanced black African civilization inhabited the Sahara long before Pharaonic Egypt

• Reveals black Africa to be at the genesis of ancient civilization and the human story

• Examines extensive studies into the lost civilization of the “Star People” by renowned anthropologists, archaeologists, genetic scientists, and cultural historians as well as the authors’ archaeoastronomy and hieroglyphics research

• Deciphers the history behind the mysterious Nabta Playa ceremonial area and its stone calendar circle and megaliths

Relegated to the realm of archaeological heresy, despite a wealth of hard scientific evidence, the theory that an advanced civilization of black Africans settled in the Sahara long before Pharaonic Egypt existed has been dismissed and even condemned by conventional Egyptologists, archaeologists, and the Egyptian government. Uncovering compelling new evidence, Egyptologist Robert Bauval and astrophysicist Thomas Brophy present the anthropological, climatological, archaeological, geological, and genetic research supporting this hugely debated theory of the black African origin of Egyptian civilization.

Building upon extensive studies from the past four decades and their own archaeoastronomical and hieroglyphic research, the authors show how the early black culture known as the Cattle People not only domesticated cattle but also had a sophisticated grasp of astronomy; created plentiful rock art at Gilf Kebir and Gebel Uwainat; had trade routes to the Mediterranean coast, central Africa, and the Sinai; held spiritual and occult ceremonies; and constructed a stone calendar circle and megaliths at the ceremonial site of Nabta Playa reminiscent of Stonehenge, yet much older. Revealing these “Star People” as the true founders of ancient Egyptian civilization, this book completely rewrites the history of world civilization, placing black Africa back in its rightful place at the center of mankind’s origins.
The theory that an advanced civilization of black Africans preceded the Pharaohs has been dismissed by Egyptologists. Uncovering compelling new evidence, this book places black Africa in its rightful place at the center of mankind’s origins.

Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Bear & Co., c2011
Description: x, 356 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9781591431145
Branch Call Number: 932.011 Bau
Additional Contributors: Brophy, Thomas G., 1960-


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May 07, 2015


insane_smurf Nov 29, 2012

this book is very interesting as i have come to expect from robert bauval. researches the ancient desert incl caves, water stations, oasis & stone circles etc to try to find the origins of populations in egypt.
robert bauval, my fave author whom i have met & swapped ideas on ancient egypt with. a genius - hes the one who discovered the 3 pyraminds at giza exactly match the alignment of the stars on orions belt. read his books & those by graham hancock too (some they wrote together too)

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