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Emperor Haile Selassie Emperor Haile Selassie, born Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael, was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to He was the heir to a dynasty that traced its origins by tradition from King … Continue reading → Haile Selassie, Rose Croix, Historia Universal, Black Royalty, African Royalty, African Diaspora, We Are The World, My Black Is Beautiful, African American History

Emperor Haile Selassie. born Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael, was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. He was the heir to a dynasty that traced its origins by tradition from King Solomon and Queen Makeda, Empress of Axum, known in the Abrahamic tradition as the Queen of Sheba. Haile Selassie is a defining figure in both Ethiopian and African history.

Queen of the South degree: QUEEN OF SHEBA B.) "I am black but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, As the tents of Kedar, As the curtains of Solomon, Look not upon me because I am black Because the sun hath scorched me." (Song of Solomon) Black History Facts, Black History Month, Women In History, Ancient History, Kings & Queens, Real Queens, Black Royalty, African Royalty, Folk

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QUEEN OF SHEBA (960 B.C.) "I am black but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, As the tents of Kedar, As the curtains of Solomon, Look not upon me because I am black Because the sun hath scorched me." (Song of Solomon)

History you're not taught in American classrooms besides college. Makeda, Queen of Sheba. Her union with King Solomon produced a son named Menelik. Her dynasty ended in 1975 with the death of Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie. Women In History, World History, Ancient History, Haile Selassie, Kings & Queens, Black Royalty, African Royalty, Black History Facts, African Diaspora

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Makeda, Queen of Sheba. Her union with King Solomon produced a son named Menelik. Her dynasty ended in 1975 with the death of Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie.

burial chamber Replica of The Tomb of Tutankhamun. Exhibit at the Las Vegas Museum of Natural History.Replica of The Tomb of Tutankhamun. Exhibit at the Las Vegas Museum of Natural History. Ancient Egyptian Artifacts, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, European History, American History, Templer, Tutankhamun, Ancient Civilizations, Modern

The burial chamber

Photographed at the King Tut Museum in the Luxor Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

*EGYPT~Necklace with falcon pendant ~ Ancient Egypt ~ Located in the Egyptian Museum ~ Cairo Ancient History, Art History, European History, Ancient Aliens, American History, Cairo Museum, Egypt Museum, Egypt Jewelry, Ancient Egyptian Jewelry

Necklace with falcon pendant ~ Ancient Egypt ~ Located in the Egyptian Museum ~ Cairo ~ Egypt.

Two five metre tall statues on a barge after their recovery near the sunken city of Herakleion. One statue is of a Ptolemaic queen; the other is of the Nile god Hapi. These red granite statues date from the – centuries BC. Ancient Ruins, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Art History, Gropius Bau, Sunken City, Alexandria Egypt, Berlin

Cleopatra’s Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt ~ Lost for 1,600 years, the Royal Quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria by French underwater archeologist Frank Goddio, who is still shocked by the discovery. Buried under mud are jewels and golden coins, temples, colossal statues and bronze artifacts that rise from the seabed. Amazing!

Mesehti was an ancient Egyptian nomarch of the nomos of Upper Egypt around 2000 BCE, during the dynasty. In addition, he also was Seal-bearer and Overseer of the priests of Wepwawet. Among the objects of his funerary equipment, the most famous a Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Kemet Egypt, Ancient Civilizations, Egyptians, Historical Artifacts, African Diaspora, Egyptian Art, African History

Mesehti was an ancient Egyptian nomarch of the 13th nomos of Upper Egypt around 2000 BCE, during the 11th dynasty. In addition, he also was Seal-bearer and Overseer of the priests of Wepwawet. Among the objects of his funerary equipment, the most famous are the wooden models of soldiers: a group of striding Egyptian spearmen equipped with a hide shield and a white skirt, and another group composed of 40 striding Nubian archers,dark-skinned and wearing a red loincloth.

Pharaonic Egypt is arguably the most famous ancient civilization on the African continent. This does not mean, however, that it was the only ancient civilization that sprang from African soil. Ancient History, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Art, Black Hebrew Israelites, African Royalty, 12 Tribes Of Israel, African American History, History Facts, Ancient Civilizations

10 African Kings and Queens Whose Stories Must be Told on Film

Some years ago Nick Cannon expressed his disdain for movies such as "Django Unchained" and "12 Years a Slave," saying he's tired of seeing Black people