HERODOTUS TALKS ABOUT BLACK EGYPTIANS

Anything having to do with race, including the attractiveness of races.

"There can be no doubt that the Colchians are an Egyptian race...MY OWN conjectures were founded first in the FACT that they are BLACK SKINNED and have WOOLY HAIR...."

The History of Herodotus Book 2 Chap.104 (publ. 1858)


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You do realize that when Herodotus visited Egypt, it was ruled by the Persians right? Additionally, it had had the advantage of Greco influence for quite a while. Greco influence that would reach its zenith via Alexander the Great (Alexandria, the Library at Alexandria, etc.).

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