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African Science and African Inventions – History of Science

By |2018-06-06T09:54:28+00:00May 19th, 2017|Africa, History, Science|

African science: Standing stones at Nabta Playa (modern Sudan), ca. 6000 BC The earliest scientists African people made the earliest, and the most important, scientific inventions. And they kept on making inventions right through antiquity and the Middle Ages. (More about African numbers) The earliest tools, the earliest use of fire, and the [...]

African Buildings in Antiquity

By |2018-04-09T10:31:06+00:00May 18th, 2017|Africa, Architecture, History|

African buildings: Hathor temple at Naqa (modern Sudan), ca. 10 AD African buildings in stone In the first centuries AD, African architects kept building more stone buildings, as trade continued to increase, and Africa kept on getting richer. In East Africa, the queens of Kush (in modern Sudan) built stone temples and palaces. The [...]