The History of Africa

The Quest for Eternal Harmony

Second Edition

Student Resources: Part II

Click on the tabs below to view a Further Reading list for Part II, and additional resources for each of the chapters in this section of the book.

Further Reading

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Bauval, R., Hancock, G. (1996). Keeper of Genesis: A Quest for the Hidden Legacy of Mankind. United Kingdom: Heinemann.

Bauval, R. (2000). Secret Chamber: The Quest for the Hall of Records. New York, NY: Arrow Books.

Bauval, R., Brophy, T. (2011). Black Genesis: The Prehistoric Origins of Ancient Egypt. Rochester, VT: Bear & Company.

Bauval, R., Osman, A. (2012). Breaking The Mirror Of Heaven: The Conspiracy To Suppress The Voice Of Ancient Egypt. Rochester, VT: Bear & Company.

Bauval, R., Hohenzollern, C., Zicari, S. (2014). The Vatican Heresy: Bernini and the Building of the Hermetic Temple of the Sun. Rochester, VT: Bear & Company.

DeCorse, C. (1996). Documents, Oral Histories and the Material Record: Historical Archaeology in West Africa. World Archaeological Bulletin 7. 40-50. Retrieved 30 January 2014.

Hancock, G., Bauval, R. (1997). The Message of the Sphinx: A Quest for the Hidden Legacy of Mankind.  New York, NY: Three Rivers Press.

Hancock, G., Bauval, R. (2004). Talisman: Sacred Cities, Secret Faith. London: Penguin Group.  

Evidences of African archaeological sites. African Archeology. Retrieved 30 January 2014.

Ten African Sites. History Lists. Retrieved 30 January 2014.

Southern African Sites. The South African Archeological Society. Retrieved 30 January 2014.

Chapter 2


  1. John Henrik Clarke. Cornell University Africana Library Collection
  2. The African Rock Art Digital Archive
  3. The Amazigh. Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities
  4. The Amazigh: Indigenous People of North Africa
  5. Burial Customs of Predynastic Egypt. Digital Egypt


  1. John Henrik Clarke: A Great and Mighty Walk. Internet Archive

Chapter 3


  1. Black to Kemet, Placing Egypt Back in Africa. The Fitzwilliam Museum
  2. Penn Museum Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery


  1. The Wonderful World of Egyptian Sphinxes. Penn Museum

Chapter 4


  1. The Digital Karnak Project. UCLA
  2. Imhotep (2667 BC–2648 BC). BBC History
  3. Amenhotep III. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  4. Mummification Project. The British Museum
  5. “Tooth May Have Solved Mummy Mystery.” The New York Times


  1. Günter Dreyer on His Excavations at the Royal Tombs of Abydos. Oriental Institute
  2. Interview with Professor Ayele Bekerie (Audio). SBS Amharic


Statue of Ausar, Auset, and Heru. Egyptian Collection of the Hermitage Museum. Photo © Andrew Bossi/CC-BY-SA-2.0.


  1. Brochure for German Archeological Institute Cairo. Ancient Egypt Project © DAI Kairo, 2012
    Document 4.1 Brochure for DAI Kairo
  2. Book of the Coming Forth By Day Funerary Papyrus, Geb and Nut Scene. The British Museum, Greenfield Papyrus Collection. © Trustees of the British Museum.

Chapter 5


  1. The Ancient Egypt Site
  2. AERA Sphinx Project
  3. Digital Egypt for Universities - Writing Systems in Ancient Egypt. University College London Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archeology
  4. NOVA: Where is Punt? PBS
  5. Ahmose, 18th Dynasty. Brooklyn Museum
  6. Coffin of Mesehti. The British Museum
  7. Dispute of a Man and His Ba (Debate Between a Man Tired of Life and His Soul).
  8. Egypt’s Golden Empire. PBS
  9. Hatshepsut, 18th Dynasty. National Geographic
  10. The Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History: Amenhotep II, 18th Dynasty. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  11. Archeologists Unveil New Amenhotep III Statues. Daily Mail
  12. Queen Tiye, 18th Dynasty. Louvre Department of Egyptian Antiquities
  13. Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation. University of Oxford Griffith Institute
  14. The Black Pharaohs. National Geographic


  1. Egyptian: Old Kingdom. Step Pyramid of Zoser, Sakkara, 3rd Dynasty. Brooklyn Museum Archives, Lantern Slide Collection
  2. Wooden Soldiers from the Tomb of Mesehti, 11th Dynasty, Cairo Egyptian Museum © Udimu/GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
  3. The Louvre Egyptian Antiquities. Queen Nefertari, Wife of Ahmose, 18th Dynasty © hu:user:Kingtut/ GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
  4. Statue of Ramses the Great (Ramses II): Ancient Memphis, Egypt. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
  5. Temple of Derr Built in Honor of Ramses II, Lower Nubia. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
  6. Nubian Soldiers at the Step Pyramid, Egypt. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
  7. Queen Nefertari Playing Senet: Tomb of Nefertari,Valley of the Queens, Thebes, Egypt. Source: Contumax GmbH & Co. KG.