Subject (Course): African Civilisation and Ancient Egypt (Cheikh Anta Diop). Syllabus:
- The belonging of the Pharaonic Egypt to the universe of Black Africa (Black Egyptian hypothesis)
- Cultural arguments: language, writing, architecture, crafts, musical
instruments, art, technology
- Sociological arguments: matriarchy, totemism, religion, philosophy, transfer of knowledge (initiation ceremonies)
- Anthropological arguments: the blackness of the Egyptians, physical anthropology, molecular biology, iconography
People of Egyptian Civilisation “designated themselves as Blacks”
The origin of Egyptian civilisation is African”
- Africa: The cradle of humanity
- African Civilisation
Subject Description: Ancient Egypt and the African Civilisation (Cheikh Anta Diop).
- Multidisciplinary research methodology (Théophile Obenga
and Cheikh Anta Diop)
- Volume II “The origin of the ancient Egyptians” of the General History of Africa of the UNESCO
- Linguistic comparison of the Egyptian language (Coptic/Pharaonic) with current black-African languages (Wolof) conjugation, phrases, lexicography, phonetics
- Architecture: Comparison between Ancient Egypt, Nubia, Zimbabwe, Mali (Tomb of Askia), Ethiopia
- The instruments (music) compared to Central African harps.
- Current systems of writing (hieroglyphics) in Africa
- The metallurgical techniques (compared to West Africa)
- Comparison of the current African art (sculptures from Nigeria, Benin, Zimbabwe...) The cave paintings.
- Sociology: totemism, matriarchy, Religion (Fon, Ewe, and Yoruba), Philosophy, initiation ceremonies
- Anthropology: the people of the civilisation of ancient Egypt were considered black. Herodotus, the Bible, paintings, sculptures, ancient Western art
- Biological analysis: melanin (skin pigment mummies), the tonnage-genetic (DNA)
- History: the Origin of Egyptian Civilisation is African (non-Asian).
Analysis of hieroglyphic texts, historical tradition, Herodotus, 14 Coal
Sample of the subject: Ancient Egypt and the African Civilisation (Cheikh Anta Diop - African historian)
Source: Association KHEPERA