The Afar (Afar: Qafár), also known as the Danakil, are an ethnic group in the Horn of Africa. They primarily live in the Afar Region of Ethiopia and in northern Djibouti, although some also inhabit the southern point of Eritrea.
Afar Boy by Aleksandra Oldak // Africa: Ethiopia. Some say the Afar are descendants of the Egyptian pharaohs. They share some similarities in the way the men wear their hair and shawls draped loosely over their shoulders
Queen Ankhesenamun was a queen of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. She was the third of six known daughters of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten and his Great Royal Wife Nefertiti, and became the Great Royal Wife of her half-brother Tutankhamun.
A representation of Horus, the falcon God of the Egyptians, in his solar aspect. Horus was the protector God of the Egyptian Pharaoh, and represented the King’s divine authority. The common depiction of the American Eagle mascot is modelled on this image.
Akenhaten, the "heretic" Pharoah who was a monothesist believing in one God, not many as most ancient Egyptians did. His God was Aten, the Sun God. Ironically, the Egyptian celebrated the birth of Aten' son on 24 Dec.
museum-of-artifacts:Nefertiti Bust is a painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten. The work is believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC by the sculptor Thutmose.