Culture Photographed --- Africa | "Gala - Afar". | ©Mario Gerth

Galla - Afar / Ethiopia - Sahel Trip 2013

Afar man from Djibouti, with clarified butter melting in his coiled hair, like the ancient Egyptian men before him.

The Beja people of north east Sudan and southern Egypt are living descendants of Ancient Egyptians. If you ever wondered from all the controversy what the Ancient Egyptians look like take a good look. They are a true representation of ancient egyptians. Note most of the people of modern Egypt are descended from Arabs who invaded in the 7th centuary and whiten the population. The language the Beja people speak is the closest language to that of classical Egypt.

The Beja people of north east Sudan and southern Egypt are living descendants of Ancient Egyptians.

jeune homme Peul au Niger

Pulaaku, the Fulani way : The Harmeji Jeedhidhi's Commandment: Wata a hula: 'never be scared/cultivate courage'.

Those who are the descendants of the ancient Egyptians now reside in the Afar and Beja people in East Africa of Ethiopia and Sudan. These places were once a part of Nubia and Upper Egypt. (Wigs were also made from Nubian hair).

The Eyes of Aaron | par aknacer

Alberto Mateo, Travel Photographer - trying to capture the "look" of the famous Afghan Girl shot photography.

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