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African Cultural Similarites, then and now.

African Cultural Similarites, then and now. - seemeflow

TheWhiteWashFactory — In Egypt back in the old 3400 BCE5, the women...

Those who are the descendants of the ancient Egyptians now reside in the Afar and Beja people in East Africa of Ethiopia and Sudan. These places were once a part of Nubia and Upper Egypt. (Wigs were also made from Nubian hair).

Imhotep, BC, is considered to be the first architect, engineer, and physician. Egyptologists ascribe to him the design of the Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara in Egypt in 2630 – 2611 BC.

ump.di (1116×893) Head of Amenhotep III Wearing the Round Wig - New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, 1391-1353 BC - brown quartzite

Head of Amenhotep III Wearing the Round Wig - New Kingdom, Dynasty reign of Amenhotep III, BC - brown quartzite

Neues Museum Berlin 4897 by kairoinfo4u, via Flickr

Neues Museum Berlin Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection Berlin Amarna Period, Princess of the Akhénaton family Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt

afro-textured-art: “[image description: Model Domestic figure, Middle Kingdom. via Met Museum, the overlaying texts says “A Study of Hair Texture in Ancient Egypt”] It is generally accepted now that...

A Study of Hair Texture in Ancient Egypt afro-textured-art: “[image description: Model Domestic figure, Middle Kingdom. via Met Museum, the overlaying texts says “A Study of Hair Texture in Ancient.

Africa | Queen Nenzima of the Mangbetu people of Congo. || From the Secret Museum of Mankind Volume 2. Published 1935

Mangbetu Queen Nenzima of the people of Congo. From the Secret Museum of Mankind Volume Published 1935

Adolescent hairstyles then, and now: Notice the yellow ochre on the girls in the upper register, and the red ochre on those in the lower one. A girl from the tomb of Djeserkareseneb, 1425-1417 BC; Kel Tamacheq (Tuareg) teen girl; Burkinabe Fulani young woman at a festival; Musician girls during ancient Egyptian festivities, painting from the tomb of the 18th dynasty astronomer priest Nakht. Collage, Amina Bari.

Adolescent hairstyles then, and now: Notice the yellow ochre on the girls in the upper register, and the red ochre on those in the lower one. A girl from the tomb of Djeserkareseneb, BC;

" Wooden Statuette of Egyptian Queen Tiye with a necklace of carnelian and gold from Fayum ( 4.1.2.10 ) Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York."

Queen Tiye, Wife of Pharaoh Amen-Hotep III, Mother of Pharaoh Akhenaten and grandmother of Pharaoh Tutankhamen.

Wooden head of a Harpist,from Tell Al-Amarna,c.a.1370-1360 B.C. 18th Dynasty,New Kingdom.

Wooden head of a Harpist, from Tell Al-Amarna, ca. 1370 - 1360 BC, Dynasty, New Kingdom.

J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere, Nigerian, 1930–2014 Untitled, from the series Hairstyles, ca. 1970 Gelatin silver print 27 x 20 cm

'Okhai Ojeikere, Nigerian, Untitled, from the series Hairstyles, ca. 1970 Gelatin silver print 27 x 20 cm

Bust of the Royal Scribe Meniou Meniou scribe, fragment of statue during reign of Amenhotep III. Limestone with a height of 45 cm. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, c.a. 1391-1353 B.C.

Bust of the Royal Scribe Meniou, fragment of statue. Service of Nesi (Pharaoh) Amunhotep III. Limestone with a height of 45 cm.

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