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Broken Noses of Egyptian Statues Explained

You may have asked the same question yourself when you visited your local museum exhibiting Egyptian art, artifacts, and statues. Why are the Egyptian statues' noses broken?

Edward Bleiberg was oft asked this question when he first started in his job as a curator at the Brooklyn Museum. It's a curious observation, one that may be attributed to wear and tear or damage over time.

But as he investigated into the matter, he found that a pattern emerged among all the statues and reliefs that had been damaged or vandalized, to be more precise.

Bleiberg’s research is now the basis of the poignant exhibition “Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt.”
A selection of objects from the Brooklyn Museum’s collection will travel to the Pulitzer Arts Foundation later this month under the co-direction of the latter’s associate curator, Stephanie Weissberg.
Pairing damaged statues and reliefs dating from the 25th century B.C.E. to the 1st century C.E. with intact counterparts, the show testifies to ancient Egyptian artifacts’ political and religious functions—and the entrenched culture of iconoclasm that led to their mutilation.

(Image credit: Wikimedia Commons)


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If you really think us cracker ass white devils we're able to pinpoint precision cannon fire to take off lips and noses from statues, you seriously need to take your racist ass and get more help.

Ancient Egyptians were North African caucasians, not East Africans not West Africans.
Egypt is located between North Africa and Levant to be exact and (part of that is west Asia).
Modern Egyptian caucasoid Christian copts resemble ancient Egyptians they aren't mixed.
Black Nubians were considered foreigners by ancient Egyptians and ancient Egyptians considered them enemies..
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Obviously to disguise the fact that they were Black ! Even to this day movies and TV depict Egyptians as White which is ridiculous! They were a brilliant and introduced the wold to too many things to list here. History denied again for Black people and rearranged to promote Whiteness !
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this article is the biggest lie ever told. research-old and new, books written heretofore have clearly pointed out that white people used the monument as canon fire with strict attention being placed on the noses and lips as these areas clearly prove that these monument depict the attributes of Black people, that is, flat noses and protruding lips.
another one of the lies told to enhance to previous contrived stories about the Egyptians being white people.
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