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Mozart was a Moor! This is what Mozart actually looks like. The image was found in a radio station in Belgium. The Moors (so-called 'Black' people) brought Classical Music to Europe. Not only that but when you read the REAL bios of him, he’s described as having brown skin, “negroid features” (broad, wide nose, etc) and wiry hair.

Mozart was a Moor! This is what Mozart actually looks like. The image was found in a radio station in Belgium. The Moors (so-called 'Black' people) brought Classical Music to Europe. Not only that but when you read the REAL bios of him, he’s described as having brown skin, “negroid features” (broad, wide nose, etc) and wiry hair.

I had not seen the twins since that day in 1996 at El Azuzul until I saw them again at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City i

Olmec Twins Mexico City

I had not seen the twins since that day in 1996 at El Azuzul until I saw them again at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City in August 2011.

Egyptian Museum of Cairo. If only strife would cease in the Middle East so I could fulfill my long time wish to visit this Museum!!

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Ancient Egypt: Shepseskaf, 6th and last king of 4th dynasty,The old kingdom to the Middle kingdom

Ancient Egypt: The old kingdom to the Middle kingdom

Ancient world history: Interwoven history of all the world's original civilizations in chronological context and in book format: Egypt

The Olmec culture was the first great Mesoamerican civilization, developing along Mexico's gulf coast from about 1200-400 B.C. before going into a mysterious decline. The Olmec were very talented artists & sculptors who are today best remembered for their monumental stonework and cave paintings.

8 Ruined Cities That Remain a Mystery to This Day

The world is full of ruined cities, but some have such mysterious rises and falls that they haunt our imaginations. Even if we know who built them, certain aspects of the city may simply defy comprehension in the modern age. Here are 8 ancient cities that we may never fully understand.

Officer conducts 2 Judeans to the King. Detail of the Assyrian conquest of the Jewish fortified town of Lachish (battle 701 BCE). Part of a relief from the palace of Sennacherib at Niniveh, Mesopotamia (Iraq)  British Museum

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There are a lot of ways on how you can become a model. Especially today, the internet has opened up new doors on how to be one. One kind of modeling that’s a perfect fit for almost every adult model regardless of their size or shape is live art modeling. What does Art Modeling is...

Tamoanchan - Olmecs. You dont have to look far to find out who the ancient Olmec were, you just have to visit some of the tribes along west Africa's coast. The Mysterious, the myths, etc, are only hidden facts, either someone know the details or it's there to be discovered - eventually. So, LOOK!

Tamoanchan - Olmecs. You dont have to look far to find out who the ancient Olmec were, you just have to visit some of the tribes along west Africa's coast. The Mysterious, the myths, etc, are only hidden facts, either someone know the details or it's there to be discovered - eventually. So, LOOK!

Bronze and electrum statue of 25th Dynasty Kushite Ethiopian king Shabaka, c. 700BC.

Bronze and electrum statue of 25th Dynasty Kushite Ethiopian king Shabaka, c. 700BC.

Head of a King, c. 1069-715 BC Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21 or 22, 1069-715 BC granodiorite, Overall - h:27.50 w:35.00 d:28.40 cm (h:10 13/16 w:13 3/4 d:11 1/8 inches).  | Cleveland Museum of Art

Head of a King

This head was the first Egyptian royal sculpture to enter the museum. Although regal in appearance, the rather generalized facial features are not indicative of any specific ruler. It appears to be a

Tomb of Kheruef (TT192), reign of Amenhotep III and Akhenaten: bound captive from Upper Egypt © OSIRISNET.NET

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Detail of a dance scene from the tomb of Rekmire at Thebes

To Dance in Ancient Egypt

Egypt: To Dance in Ancient Egypt

“Qudshu” Gold Pendant. 1300 BCE. From Uluburun Shipwreck, Southwestern Turkey

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Medu Neter [uh oh! nose intact!]

Medu Neter [uh oh! nose intact!]