Sub-Saharan Ancestry Related to Phoenicians

Sub-Saharan Ancestry Related to Phoenicians

Source: Ancient mitogenomes of Phoenicians from Sardinia and Lebanon: A story of settlement, integration, and female mobility (PLOS) 2018 A.D. From the source, "The proposed Phoenician lineages, W5, N1b1a5 and X2b are not found in Sardinians today, suggesting rare introductions, of the nature of single individuals rather than as representative of major colonizing groups. We suggest that N1b1a5 could be an introduction from Carthage or some other North African location within the Phoenician network. It is therefore interesting that Chiang et al. [63] do find evidence in the whole-genome data of a small degree of what they suggest may be…
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‘Poenicus’ Meant ‘Dark skin’ or ‘Phoenician’

‘Poenicus’ Meant ‘Dark skin’ or ‘Phoenician’

Source: A Dictionary of World History (Oxford Quick Reference) 2018 A.D. Note: Page 542 of the source. This source confirms the notion that dark-skinned peoples existed within the Phoenician ranks due to the word 'Poenicus' meaning 'dark skin' or 'Phoenician'. Based upon all of the evidence we have acquired regarding the Phoenicians on this website, Poenicus relating to dark skinned Phoenicians makes perfect sense. Not all of the Phoenicians were dark-skinned, but many of them were.
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From the Middle Ages To 17th Century, the Moors were Black or Very Dark-Skinned

From the Middle Ages To 17th Century, the Moors were Black or Very Dark-Skinned

Source: Moors (Encyclopedia) 2018 A.D. From the source, "In the Middle Ages, and as late as the 17th century, the Moors were commonly supposed to be mostly black or very dark-skinned; the name was thus sometimes used in the sense ‘a black person’. This source confirms that many of the Moors were black and mixed peoples.
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3,000 Year Ancient Near Eastern King

3,000 Year Ancient Near Eastern King

Source: Sculpted head of mystery biblical king found in Israel (NBC News) 2018 A.D. Note: From the source. From the source, " JERUSALEM — An enigmatic sculpture of a king's head dating back nearly 3,000 years has set off a modern-day mystery caper as scholars try to figure out whose face it depicts. The 2-inch sculpture is an exceedingly rare example of figurative art from the Holy Land during the 9th century B.C. — a period associated with biblical kings. Exquisitely preserved but for a bit of missing beard, nothing quite like it has been found before. While scholars are…
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A Scholarly Response to the Suggestion that Egyptian DNA Gained “sub-Saharan” DNA Through Slavery

A Scholarly Response to the Suggestion that Egyptian DNA Gained “sub-Saharan” DNA Through Slavery

Source: Ancient Egyptian Genomes from northern Egypt: Further discussion (Research Gate) 2018 A.D. Note: Page 154 of the source. Note: Page 155 of the source. Note: Page 156 of the source. Note: Page 156 of the source. Note: Page 156 of the source. Note: Page 157 of the source. Note: Page 157 of the source. Note: Page 158 of the source. This source provides extensive DNA and historical analysis that shows why one must take the larger, historical context into account regarding ancient DNA. In my opinion, just like crania analysis, DNA analysis should simply be used as a modern…
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Dario Miccoli and Marcella Simoni, Two Lecturers in Modern Hebrew and Jewish Studies at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Stated That Some 15th Century A.D. Geographers Labeled The Coast Near Loango as The ‘Gulf of the Jews’

Dario Miccoli and Marcella Simoni, Two Lecturers in Modern Hebrew and Jewish Studies at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Stated That Some 15th Century A.D. Geographers Labeled The Coast Near Loango as The ‘Gulf of the Jews’

Source: Homelands and Diaspora: Perspectives on Jewish Culture in the Mediterranean and Beyond (Cambridge Scholars Publishing) 2018 A.D. Note: Page 6 of the source. Note: Page 9 of the source. Note: Page 10 of the source. This source speaks to the Jewish presence on the West Coast of Africa.
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