Chapter 1:
World Origins
Chapter 2:
Human Origins
Chapter 3:
Middle East
Chapter 4:
India
Chapter 5:
Africa
Chapter 6:
China
Chapter 7:
Americas
Chapter 8:
Greece
Chapter 9:
Rome
Chapter 10:
Europe
Chapter 11:
Higher Religions
Chapter 12:
Byzantium

Origins of Civilization in Africa

  • Nubia

  • Kingdom of Aksum

  • Egypt

    • Old Kingdom

    • Middle Kingdom

    • New Kingdom

    • Akhnaten

    • Religion

    • Mummies

  • Libya

  • Nigeria

  • Gambia

  • Ethiopia and Christianity





"Ancient Egyptian medical instruments depicted in a Ptolemaic period inscription on the temple at Kom Ombo. Inscription detailing ancient Egyptian medical instruments, including bone saws, suction cups, knives and scalpels, retractors, scales, lances, chisels and dental tools."


Photo Caption/Credit: Jeff Dahl