Thank you Constance for this post. While the Germans did far more than not treating well the Herero and Nama people, before the uprising, they were lynched and enslaved them, which instigated the uprising. Nonetheless, the Herero Massacre is that type of little known African history that turned the course of world history.
Israeli archaeologists have unearthed a rare sarcophagus featuring a s
lender face and a scarab ring inscribed with the name of an Egyptian pharaoh, Israel’s Antiquities Authority said Wednesday. The mystery man whose skeleton was found inside the sarcophagus was most likely a local Canaanite official in the service of ancient Egypt, Israeli archaeologists believe, shining a light on a period when pharaohs governed the region. http://news.yahoo.com/rare-sarcophagus-egyptian-scarab-found-israel-143008407.html