Egypt : Ancient Rock Carvings Depicting Masked People Discovered in Egypt

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    Ancient Rock Carvings Depicting Masked People Discovered in Egypt

    Before King Tut, Hatshepsut or Ramesses I — in fact, before there were any pharaohs at all — someone pecked an image of a hunter and a dancer wearing an ostrich mask into a rock on a hill along the Nile River.

    ... It likely dates back to the latter half of the fourth millennium B.C., said Ludwig Morenz, an Egyptologist at the University of Bonn in Germany, the depiction of a masked dancer in this era is particularly fascinating, Morenz told Live Science ...

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/ancient-rock-carvings-depicting-masked-132300505.html

    Ancient Rock Carvings Depicting Masked People Discovered in Egypt

    The image, discovered recently by archaeologists, provides a tantalizing glimpse of Egypt's Neolithic period, or Stone Age. It likely dates back to the latter half of the fourth millennium B.C., said Ludwig Morenz, an Egyptologist at the...
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    A drawing showing the Neolithic rock carving from Qubbet el-Hawa in greater clarity. Mask use was previously unknown from this era of pre-dynastic ancient Egypt. © David Sabel





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    Stephanie Pappas Live Science Contributor
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