The PEDIGREE of
First Speaker of Niger-Saharan [Blench Model]

     aka Kongo-Saharan; poss. aka Melano-African

 "Child(ren)":       First Speaker of Kado-Sudanic   ;   other Nilo-Saharan groups
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/-- Australopithecus afarensis   +====> [ 20]
/-- Australopithecus africanus
/-- Australopithecus sediba
/   | or: poss. Australopithecus garhi
/-- Genus Homo (H. habilis)
/-- Homo ergaster
/-- Homo antecessor
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Homo heidelbergensis
/-- Homo sapiens idaltu  (200,000 BC - ?)
/-- First Advanced Speaker  (ca 100,000 BC)
/-- First Speaker of Afro-Khoisan  (ca 95,000 BC)
/-- First Speaker of Early Pan-afroasian  (ca 65,000 BC)
/-- First Speaker of Middle Pan-afroasian  (ca 50,000 BC)
/-- First Speaker of Late Pan-afroasian  (ca 40,000 BC)
/-- poss.  First Speaker of Congo-Nostratic  (ca 30,000 BC)
/   | OR: poss. Unclassifiable language families   +====> [ 32]
/-- First Speaker of Congo-Saharan
/  
- First Speaker of Niger-Saharan [Blench Model]
 

 
  (poss.) ``3(+)-Great Grandchildren:''       First Speaker of Dravidian Proper   ;   First Speaker of Benue-Congo   ;   Amenemhat I Sehetepibre (Founder) of 12th Dynasty   ;   Stephinates of EGYPT   ;   First Speaker of Macro-Luo
 
  (poss.) ``7(+)-Great Grandchildren:''       Sataratha (King) of AYUDDHA   ;   First Speaker of Central Bantu   ;   Sesostris III (PHARAOH) [alt ped]   ;   Sesotris III Khakaure (PHARAOH) of EGYPT   ;   Mahalath   ;   Necho II (Wehemibre) (PHARAOH) of EGYPT   ;   (NN)
 

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