The Mystery Of The Black Mummy (Ancient Egypt Documentary) [Video]

Black MummyTimeline – In 1958, an Italian archaeologist discovered the mummified remains of a two-and-a-half-year-old boy in a cave in southwestern Libya. But this was a mummy with a difference: it was far older than any comparable examples found in Egypt.

The culture that produced the mummy were cattle herders, and occupied much of North Africa, at a time when the Sahara was a savannah. Possible links with later Egyptian culture have also been found, including the representation in rock art of dog-headed human figures (resembling Anubis), and a type of pottery decoration later found in the southern Nile valley. Continue reading “The Mystery Of The Black Mummy (Ancient Egypt Documentary) [Video]”