This is a bust of King Tut’s grandmother, Queen Tiye. Now, please go on about how Tut was not black at all, or how no Ancient Egyptians were black, and how Africans have achieved nothing throughout history. Please, go on.
Ancient Mesopotamia Many scholars have concluded that the founders of the first Mesopotamian civilization were Black Sumerians. Mesopotamia was the Biblical land of Shinar (Sumer), which sprung up around 3000 B.C. After deciphering the cuneiform script and researching ancient Mesopotamia for many years Henry Rawlinson (1810-1895) discovered that the founders of the civilization were of …
Cyrus Cylinder (c. 539 B.C.E.) -- an archaeological artifact that independently confirms a Biblical account told in the Book of Ezra. King Cyrus of Persia issued an edict that permitted the Jewish exiles in Babylonia (which Cyrus had just conquered) “ ‘to go up to Jerusalem in Judah, and rebuild the house of the Lord, the God of Israel,’ ” which the Babylonian troops had destroyed, and to return to their homes (Ezra 1:1–4).
WANDERING JEWS: With traditions that echo Jewish ritual, these Nigerians seek official recognition as Jews. ?We want a rabbi to come here and elevate a Torah,? said Harim Chevron Levy (second from right).