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WHAT S THE ORIGIN OF THE EGYPTIANS?

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the historians suggested the Egyptians originally from blood line of Misriem the son of Ham the son of Noah ...after the great flood Ham and his family moved to Africa And his son Misriem stellated down in the valley of the Nile...that's why Egypt in the Arabic called Misr....
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the historians suggested the Egyptians originally from blood line of Misriem the son of Ham the son of Noah ...after the great flood Ham and his family moved to Africa And his son Misriem stellated down in the valley of the Nile...that's why Egypt in the Arabic
Hi - I'm sorry I don't actually agree with the other answers as I believe that Egyptians are originally an African people with later incursions...

University of Chicago Egyptologist Frank Yurco confirmed this finding of historical and regional continuity, saying:

Certainly there was some foreign admixture [in Egypt], but basically a homogeneous African population had lived in the Nile Valley from ancient to modern times... [the] Badarian people, who developed the earliest Predynastic Egyptian culture, already exhibited the mix of North African and Sub-Saharan physical traits that have typified Egyptians ever since (Hassan 1985; Yurco 1989; Trigger 1978; Keita 1990; Brace et al.)...

The peoples of Egypt, the Sudan, and much of East Africa, Ethiopia and Somalia are now generally regarded as a Nilotic (i.e. Nile River) continuity, with widely ranging physical features (complexions light to dark, various hair and craniofacial types) but with powerful common cultural traits (Trigger 1978; Bard, Snowden).

Language research suggests that this Saharan-Nilotic population became speakers of the Afro-Asiatic languages... Semitic was evidently spoken by Saharans who crossed the Red Sea into Arabia and became ancestors of the Semitic speakers there, possibly around 7000 BC... In summary we may say that Egypt was distinct North African culture rooted in the Nile Valley and on the Sahara.

A group of noted physical anthropologists conducted studies of Egyptian skeletal remains and concluded similarly that "the Egyptians have been in place since back in the Pleistocene and have been largely unaffected by either invasions or migrations. As others have noted, Egyptians are Egyptians, and they were so in the past as well."

Arabic as a language of course came relatively late to Egypt. You can find many articles on the net about the origins of Egyptian peoples.


Lyndall El Masry
Nile Wave Travel
Dear All

Really it is a very nice question and i liked a lot both answers of Ms. Lybdall and Mr. Goerge.

If you are looking for a religous answer mentioned by a lot of religion men so the answer of Mr. Goerge is the right one.

If you are looking for the scientific solutions and studies so the answer of Ms. Lyndall is the right one.

Even though from my personal reads it is clear for me that the Egyptians all the time were the Egyptians I mean: The old history books mention that the Egyptians came from the same area ( Occidental desert and The Arabic peninsula searching for a source of life ( The River Nile ) and sill here for the same reason , some little mix happened during the long years but still maintaining many of the same original origin.

Enjoy your time

Jack

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