Using phonemic diversity, a more recent analysis offers directly linguistic support for a similar date.
The Greek historian Herodotus visited Egypt around 440 BC and wrote extensively of his observations of their medicinal practices.
Pliny the Elder also wrote favourably of them in historical review.
The Ishango bone, found near the headwaters of the Nile river (northeastern Congo), may be as much as 20,000 years old and consists of a series of tally marks carved in three columns running the length of the bone.
Common interpretations are that the Ishango bone shows either the earliest known demonstration of sequences of prime numbers or a six month lunar calendar.
His travels in Egypt probably took him as far south as the first Cataract.
He wrote about the ''Ethiopians'' south of Egypt."They further write that it was among them that people were first taught to honor the gods and offer sacrifices and arrange processions and festivals and perform other things by which people honor the divine.
They crushed the ore and ground it to a fine powder before washing the powder for the gold dust. Iron Smelting Iron smelting is a form of extractive metallurgy; its main use is to produce a metal from its ore.
This includes production of silver, iron, copper and other base metals from their ores.
2580 BC, is the oldest and largest of the pyramids, and is the only surviving monument of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
The pyramid of Khafre is believed to have been completed around 2532 BC, at the end of Khafre's reign. Mathematics The invention of mathematics is placed firmly in African PRE-HISTORY''The oldest known possibly mathematical object is the Lebombo bone, discovered in the Lebombo mountains of Swaziland and dated to approximately 35,000 BC.
C., Diodorus Siculus of Sicily, Greek historian and contemporary of Caesar Augustus, Universal History Book III. The history of Black Africa will remain suspended in the air and cannot be written correctly until African historians connect it with the history of Egypt. The moral fruit of their civilisation is to be counted among the assets of the Black world." - Cheikh Anta Diop, The African Origin of Civilisation.3 Medicine''The earliest known surgery was performed in Egypt around 2750 BC....