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Re: "Tell Them They Lie"
Jorge Stolfi wrote:
> > Some Black Americans have written that the Pharaohs of
> > Egypt were actually black. I can't accept that.
> Well, they weren't "white" either, not in any useful sense of the
> word. If their own art is to be trusted, the common folk's skin seems
> to have been a deep brick-brown. But that seems to be a very sensitive
I'm well aware that Middle Easterners don't have
Caucasian-white skin. Ancient Egyptian art was not
realistic. But what I really meant, of course, is that
the ancient Egyptians weren't Negroid.