Scholars have long believed that ancient Egypt was a genetic stew of ethnicity, and was both a center of international trade and often the victim of foreign invasions.
Per-Ankh: Ancient Egypt
A new picture of ancient ethnic diversity
A new picture of ancient ethnic diversity
A new picture of ancient ethnic diversity

Scholars have long believed that ancient Egypt was a genetic stew of ethnicity, as the fabled kingdom was both a center of international trade and often the victim of foreign invasions.

Scholars have long believed that ancient Egypt was a genetic stew of ethnicity, as the fabled kingdom was both a center of international trade and often the victim of foreign invasions.

Now, new evidence suggests that may have been true even in the upper echelons of society, according to researchers who have used a blend of art and science to re-create what the ancients looked like in real life.

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