People of Upper Egypt. These are the faces of people that are remnants of the great civilization of the Pharaohs. Although you almost never see them in the modern Egyptian media, the original people are still there largely un-mixed and with separate culture. They have largely been squeezed out of the popular culture, but they are still proud and surviving.:

People of Upper Egypt. These are the faces of people that are remnants of the great civilization of the Pharaohs. Although you almost never see them in the modern Egyptian media, the original people are still there largely unmixed and with a separate culture. They have largely been squeezed out of the popular culture, but they are still proud and surviving.

They are the  Beja People of Sudan, Eritrea and Kemet and are an ancient people, who are linguistically the closest kin to the ancient Kemetians. It is said that there is as much as a 70% correspondence between the Beja language and Ancient Kemetic language!

The presence of the Beja people can be traced as far back as pre-dynasty times; their proud and uniquely huge crown of fuzzy hair (tiffa) was first recorded in Ancient Kemetic rock paintings.

From Black History: Fact Or Fiction.com

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