Ancient Egyptian woman Meritamun 'brought to life' 2000 years later. Meritamun has been brought back to life using CT scanning, 3D printing, forensic science and art [Credit: Paul Burston] Ancient Egypt has fascinated everyone from conquerors like Alexander the Great and Napoleon to movie directors chasing cursed mummies and lost treasures.
Afar (Ethiopia). Some say the Afar are descendants of the Egyptian pharaohs. They share some similarities in the way people wear their hair and shawls draped loosely over their shoulders, a few words of their language, and use symbols reminiscent of hieroglyphics to mark their camels.