Brit-Am Secular Proofs
This list is intended to be a companion piece to the
List of 110 Brit-Am Biblical Proofs
[As for the Biblical Evidence so too for this List of Secular Proofs the potency of the evidence quoted must be viewed as part of a whole interlocking body proving our point.]
For more see below:
Brit-Am Evidence of Israelite Ancestry from Scripture and Researches
List of Brit-Am
Proofs in Simplified Outline
Peoples of Israelite Descent will most likely have similar physical characteristics to those of their ancestors.
Proofs in Expanded Format
Physical Types are determined by a combination of environment and hereditary. There are indications that in some cases the physical appearance of certain peoples changed.
The early North Amerindians may have looked more like "white" men than they did later. The same applies for certain peoples in Central Asia. Nevertheless, all other things being equal the researcher
after a "lost" people should logically seek to find them amongst one or other of the nations that more or less look like they once did.
We cannot be sure what the Ancient Hebrews looked like but some evidence does exist. Archaeological findings from the Land of Israel and depictions of what appear to be Ancient Israelites by surrounding nations as well as a few Biblical Passages and related sources
allow us to make tentative conclusions concerning their appearance. They contained elements of both dark and fair peoples.
Their hair coloring could sometimes be blond, or red, or brown, or black. In some areas one or other of the different types predominated over others.
On the whole they were a European type people approximating in their physical appearance to something between the present-day Jews and the inhabitants of the British Isles.
For more on this subject see our articles:
THE PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY OF THE HEBREW PEOPLES
Pictures of Ancient Hebrews