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I find it somewhat annoying that "Afrocentrists" are focusing so much energy on correlating similarities between Egyptian and Greek "philosophies", in attempt to prove that the Greeks "stole" something from Egypt. That is not to say there aren't elements of Egyptian philosophy and religion in classical Greece, however. It is of much greater imperative to explore the roots of Ancient Egypt itself, and to establish a concrete link between Kemet and the rest of Africa.
Archeologists are saying that the Egyptians may have borrowed from the Sumerians in city building and architectural concepts. From this it isn't very difficult to deduce that the original homeland of the Ancient Egyptians was Arabia (as promoted by the so-called "Hamitic hypothesis" of the 1800's). This is what many Egyptologists have erroneously claimed over the years, assuming in their bias that since the majority of far northern Egyptian remains are "caucasoid" (Libyan and Mediterranean types), and the houses and temples parallel those of Ancient Sumerian city-states, the origins of Ancient Egypt are not in Africa.
There is more than enough evidence to say otherwise. Now I will not discuss them here, as I have already given them in another thread. The focus of the "Afrocentric" movement should be more on the solidarity of African civilizations, and less on things trivial to the course of African history, like Greece and the rest of Europe. To this day, there are anthropologists who consider the ancient Nubians and Puntites, and even modern Sudanese, Ethiopians and Somalis to be "of Mediterranean white extraction" (the author Racial Myths, for example). Those who consider themselves scholars of African culture and history ought to pay more attention to those who would seek to discredit the greatest of all "true" black civilizations, Nubia. If this is not defended, only time will tell when science will find reason to adopt another "Hamitic hypothesis". This is no exaggeration.
Greece should not be so important in the field of Afrocentric Egyptology, as establishing the racial origin of Egypt (and other North African civilizations) should be.
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