Egypt: Child of Africa (Paperback) It's undeniable that ancient Egypt and it's culture was established by indigenous Africans. The book explored evidence supporting these facts. Another great and important read by Ivan Van Sertima.
Queen Nefertari Playing Senet, A wall painting in the tomb of Queen Nefertari, the wife of the 19th dynasty pharoah Ramses II, depicts the queen playing senet, an ancient board game similar to chess. Valley of the Queens, Egypt
ancient Egyptian Marriage ....the wedding ring, symbolizing undying and unending love, is traditionally worn on the third finger on the left hand. This Egyptian tradition is the belief that the third finger follows the vena amoris, the “vein of love” that runs directly to the human heart.
Harps were one of the most popular Ancient Egyptian instruments. They were developed from the hunting bow. Usually arc shaped and had 8-12 strings made from animal guts. http://www.reshafim.org.il/ad/egypt/timelines/topics/music.htm (website) Music and Musicians in Ancient Egypt by Lise Manniche (A documentation on Ancient Egypt's music and the study of the instruments played)
Wig from one of Tuthmoses minor wifes grave. Upper class people shaved their heads because of the heat. In public, they wore wigs. Under the wigs were cones of scent, which melted and made the wearer smell good instead of sweaty.