DNA samples of Egyptian Pharoah Tutankhamen and family were recently analysed by DNATribes, a company that traces people’s ancestry to certain global populations.
They found that the closest living relatives of the mummies are sub-Saharan Africans, particularly those from Southern Africa and the Great Lakes region.
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Several Greek historians further said that ancient Egyptians were black-skinned and had woolly hair. Other scholars pointed out that ancient Egyptians had dark or dark-skinned complexions.