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Proof That European Scholars Are Lying About Kemet’s Origins

Max Planck Institute, this name has haunted so many people of African descent 2 years ago. It was in May 2017, when Johannes Krause, a geneticist at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany, announced that He used next-generation sequencing methods to read stretches of any DNA present in a sample and fish out those that resembled human DNA. According to him, that technique allowed him to separate ancient DNA from DNA that could come from contamination in ancient Egyptian mummies. Which makes the new analysis much more reliable. The reliability of DNA analysis of mummies has always been one of the more disputed topics when talking about ancient Kemet. Many people have always questioned the reliability of the analyses because contamination from later periods can happen. But according to Johannes Krause, the technique used on a collection of 151 mummy heads from the ancient settlement of Abusir el-Meleq, an area located south of Cairo along the Nile, could be the one that could end the debate about the ethnicity of the ancient Kemites. The publication of that study has become viral. All European and American media spread it like no other study on ancient Egypt before. Because it was accomplishing something that all the Eurocentrists tried to do since so many years without having any evidence to back it up with strong evidence. For the first time, there was a study that could prove that the most coveted civilization on this planet had been built by Europeans and Asian, not black Africans as previously thought.

The announcement was tragic for the African community because DNA was involved. And we all know that the presence of these three letters usually means “Not up to debate”. I went straight to Facebook to see the reactions of the people of the community. This was game-changing information. I asked the people I knew who were involved in this field, but there was almost no data about the actual study. The information came straight from a classroom in Harvard where an Asiatic student posted some little information on twitter. The professor was Krause who was a big name in the scientific world. There was almost everything to confirm that the information was solid. The Eurocentrists were partying in social media when most Africans stayed quiet. That’s all we could do at that time. To wait for the full study to be published, hoping that Krause made some mistakes. Because it could not be possible. We had all the data from archaeology, DNA, and even the ancient Egyptian writings to believe that the Kemites were indigenous Africans.

After a few weeks that seemed to be months, the full study was published. Mainstream media already took over the information and were spreading it like no other study before. Even Alex Jones made a video about it in his now blocked channel, Infowars on youtube. He was using that study to bring back all the ancient racist theories about ancient Kemet. He stated that the study was validating his intuition. He always felt that the early dynasties were Europeans and that the black African influence happened way later, way after the building of the great pyramid. It was really difficult to watch that. But I needed all type of information to understand what was really happening. We finally read the study, analyzed all the information and started to spot some inconsistencies.

The team used heads that were excavated ( the heads were removed from their bodies) in the early 20th century and who resided in Germany, at the University of Tübingen and Berlin’s Museum of Prehistory and Early History. Radiocarbon dating showed that the mummies represented 1300 years of ancient Egyptian history, during many of the foreign conquests and then Egypt’s incorporation into first the Greek and then the Roman empires. According to the radiocarbon dates (Supplementary Data 1, see also ref. 18), the samples can be grouped into three time periods: Pre-Ptolemaic (New Kingdom, Third Intermediate Period and Late Period), Ptolemaic and Roman Period.

It is important to know that when studying the human body, mitochondria is the power plants of cells because even though it carries only a few genes, these genes are so plentiful that it’s often easier to find their DNA than the single full human genome in a cell’s nucleus. But there is a problem with it because it is only passed down from mother to child, so, it leaves out the story of the father’s DNA. On the other hand, the nuclear genome contains DNA from both parents, it is then far more informative. But unfortunately among the mummies, only a few of them had their nuclear genomes well preserved, and even fewer passed the strict contamination tests. So, in the end, the team went from 151 mummies as announced everywhere in mainstream media, to only 3 mummies, each from a different time period.

It is important to remember that according to mainstream media, that study ended the debate about the ethnicity of the ancient Kemites. One of the most important information that was supposed to make it so unique, was its great number of mummies tested. 151 mummies tested for the first time. But as you can see, it is not exactly true.

They extracted DNA from 151 mummified human remains

They successfully obtained complete human mitochondrial genomes from only 90 samples

Only 3 Mummies passed the strict contamination tests

But we went even deeper than that. We noticed the table presented in the research only mentioned samples that date from the late period through the Greco-Roman period. During these periods the country of Kemet was occupied and controlled by people from Asia and Europe. And it is important to remind that there are no samples from the New Empire or from the great 18th dynasty in that sample as claimed by various media. The media were so excited to share that information that they did not even look at the data of the actual study. It was too good to be true. But that is what happens most of the time. When people hear a great scientist’s name or a great institute, they stop questioning and believe everything that is said. Among the mummies in the sample, the oldest one date from 806 BCE, which corresponds to a period when Egypt is already under foreign domination, specifically Libyan.

Geographic context, of the samples used in the study.

Put the mouse on the red spots.


Nebet Tawy

The country was divided into two parts. And this red line symbolizes the border between both parts, Upper and Lower Egypt. Above, it’s Lower Egypt and at the bottom, it’s Upper Egypt.


Upper Egypt or Upper Kemet was the land of the pharaohs, the heartland of the country. It has never been invaded or occupied by foreign forces. It remained free until the complete annihilation of the Kemetic civilization. And every single time that the northern part of the country was invaded, the Kings who reestablished the national power over the entire country came from this region. Which means that it is the only region where can be found without a doubt, remains of pure indigenous citizens of Kemet.

Land of Migrations

Lower Kemet is the region where can be found the pyramids or the great sphinx. But It had only secondary importance for the Kemites who cherished the southern lands where all their main gods came from. It is also the land of problems because almost all the foreigners who invaded the country settled in that region for millenia

The Holy city

Luxor or Thebes was the main capital of Kemet. It is where all the pharaohs were buried, in the valley of the Kings. Most of the major temples are located in this city. And the great majority of the Kings were born in this city. The greatest priests and the aristocracy of the country were also Theban.The North coast

Most invasions came from the Delta region which is the border between Africa and Eurasia. During the late New Kingdom, a people known as “the people of the sea” attacked Kemet many times. They used to travel with their family and goods while they were trying to invade the country. They were defeated by Ramses III during 2 battles in this region. And the pharaoh finally decided to settle these numerous people in the south of Canaan. Later they became Egyptians. Most of them lived in Lower Kemet.

The Site

This is Abusir el-Meleq, the site where all the mummies tested have been found. You can see that it is in the region occupied by the numerous foreign invaders.

The Greek spot

The city of El Fayum is known for its portraits with a strong Greek influence. Many sources state that the Elite in that city was Greek and they intermarried with natives.

Little Greece

The proximity to the city of El Fayum is chocking. When we know the influence of the Greek Elite in the city of El Fayum, we can assume that Abusir el-Meleq also experienced the same treatment. These cities were strongly influenced by foreigners. It can justify the presence of middle easterners or European genes in the mummies. It makes sense.

Sinai to Asia

This is the Sinai, the entrance door for the Asiatic invaders. It is the main reason why Lower Kemet was vulnerable. Its proximity to the Asiatic lands.For those who do not know it, the territory of Kemet has been subject to various invasions and migrations, even at that time. So, there were large population movements when the country was under attack or under occupation. It is quite normal to find mummies of people coming from other parts of the world and especially from the Middle East because the populations were some of the closest ones to the ancient Africans of Kemet. And in addition to this, the country was an Eldorado for the people of the ancient world. There are many elements that prove this statement. And even in the Bible that is not really a history book, we can see that most of the great prophets went through Egypt. Moses was born there and Jesus himself grew up there. It is a way to explain the importance that Kemet held in the ancient world. If we had to compare it to our present world, Kemet would be a little bit like the United States, a country that attracts many people across the world because of the “American dream”. In the ancient time, it was “the African dream”. So, the whole Lower part of Egypt was under foreign occupation and influence. During the 2nd intermediate period (1650 to 1550 BC), a period that precedes the era from which all the mummies of the sample came from, Lower Kemet was under Hyksos occupation. The Hyksos were a coalition of Asiatic tribes who migrated from western Asia and ended up controlling Lower Kemet from 100 years. They even adopted Kemetic customs and started to call themselves natives and pharaohs. They started to seriously claim the land and ended up being expelled by the rulers of what will become the 18th dynasty. But it is obvious that they left a genetic trace in the gene pool of the lower Kemites.

But all these invasions only had a major influence on Lower Kemet. The territory of Kemet which was the heartland of the country was located in the south and possessed a border with Sudan, Upper Kemet. Almost all pharaohs, great priests and members of the aristocracy of the country came from there. And that territory remained under natives rule for the whole existence of the Kemetic civilization. When foreigners finally conquered it during the late periods, it was the end of the Kemetic civilization. This means that if the scholars really tried to know the ethnicity of the ancient Kemites, they should focus on mummies discovered in these areas. But oddly, they always avoid it. They always focus on mummies discovered in the north. And today we firmly believe that it is because they fear to have to admit that the true Kemites, the rulers of that civilization, were closely related to Sub-saharan Africans. In other words, that they were black Africans. All the DNA tests made on royal mummies stated that the pharaohs were related to Sub-saharan Africans. But you probably ignore the existence of these studies because they are completely ignored by mainstream media who act as if it did not exist.

Ramses III

“Science proved that Ramses III belonged to the E1b1a haplogroup” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:44|text_align:left|color:%23ffffff|line_height:50px” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1549336292291{margin-top: 30px !important;margin-bottom: 30px !important;}”]To investigate the true character of the harem conspiracy described in the Judicial Papyrus of Turin and determine whether Ramesses III was indeed killed, scientists analyzed the 20th dynasty’s king’s mummy.


King Tut

Scientists proved that King Tut and his family were more genetically related to Subsaharan Africans”

DNA Tribes analyzed the STR profiles of the Amarna mummies in order to identify their ethnicity.

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Johannes Krause and his team stated that the 2012 DNA test made on King Tut’s and his family members may be corrupted due to possible contamination because the technique used was not as precise as the one they used later for their 3 mummies. But people forget to mention that nothing proves their assumption i.e nothing proved that the samples were contaminated. They may be pure samples coming directly from the young King’s mummy, we don’t know. Many scholars like Iosif Lazaridis, a geneticist of Harvard Medical School in Boston, who studies how and when ancient populations mixed, called the new results “a big accomplishment.” But wondered how representative Abusir el-Meleq is of ancient Egypt as a whole. “Egypt is a big place,” he says. Other regions may have experienced its conquests in different ways, some perhaps with more genetic mixing.

And we agree with him. That study can’t be taken seriously because of the location of the site, but also because of the number of mummies. Three mummies from an area that has been invaded several times by people coming from the Middle East can’t be representative of the ethnicity of the ancient population of Kemet. Especially when we know that according to the ancient Kemites, their ancestors came from the south.

Until new tests made on SouthernRoyal mummies are done and validate the results of Abusir-el-Meleq, we remain convinced that the ancient Kemites were indigenous Africans because all the evidence state so.

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