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The Axumite obelisk

Obelisk of Axum. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Axumite Menhir in Balaw Kalaw (Metera) near Senafe

Architecture of Ethiopia. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Kingdom of Aksum erected stele for religious and funerary purposes.

Axum is also famous for its seven mysterious monolithic stelae, hewn from single pieces of

The King Ezana's Stela, an Aksumite obelisk in Axum, Ethiopia

The obelisk which the ruler of Italy, Benito Mussolini, gave order should be moved from Axum in Ethiopia to Rome, where it stood in front of the FAO ...

Clockwise from top left: Jabal al-Nour, the Kaaba in the Great Mosque

Dungur

Axum, Ethiopia " The gateway to heavens" Obelisk of Axum is over a 2000 year-old, 24-metres (78-foot) tall granite stele/obelisk, weighing 160 tonnes, ...

Dungur

Street in Axum

Aksum Dongur Palace in Aksum

Zagwe dynasty. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

"Northern" group of obelisks in Axum.

How the Kingdom of Aksum Flourished in Ethiopia: Obelisk at Axum, Ethiopia

King Ezana's stele is the main obelisk still standing in Northern Stelae Park in the ancient city of Aksum. Description from addisababaonline.com.

The ruins of the ancient city of Aksum are located close to Ethiopia's northern border. #World Heritage

The sea routes around the horn of Africa and the Indian sub-continent made Aksum an important trading port for nearly ...

Workers during Aksum Obelisk re-installation

Queen of Sheba. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

History

Ark of the Covenant. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tabot. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Early 20th century copy of a mural from Qusayr Amra, depicting a late Aksumite king (first half of the eight century).

The Ezana Stone - This tablet, situated in a field and well below today's ground

Kingdom of Kush. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

aksum map | Click the links below to access the maps from Unit 2.

The Aksumite Kingdom and Ethiopian Church[edit]

The Ezana Stone records negus Ezana's conversion to Christianity and his subjugation of various neighboring peoples, including Meroë.

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Obelisk of Aksum

Church (known as Abuna Aregawi house) in Debre Damo monastery

King Ezana's Obelisk (Axum) Also known as King Ezana's Stele is the central obelisk still standing in the Northern Stelae Park in the ancient city of Axum, ...

Overview[edit]

An Axumite jar spout

Sabaean inscription addressed to the moon-god Almaqah, mentioning five South Arabian gods, two reigning sovereigns and two governors, 7th century BCE.

Adulis. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Addis Ababa. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Chapel of the Tablet

The Obelisk of Axum in Rome in 2002, before its repatriation.

The Church of Saint George, Lalibela and a panel painting inside depicting Saint George slaying a dragon; it is one of eleven monumental rock-hewn churches ...

A reference map of the empire of Kaleb of Axum.

The ruins of the ancient city of Aksum are found close to Ethiopia's northern border.

Obelisk of Aksum Remains - Obelisk of Axum - Wikipedia

Description[edit]

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The pyramids of Giza, symbols of the civilization of ancient Egypt

map of Axum Empire including the two major cities, Aksum and Adultis

List of largest monoliths. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tutankhamun's tomb[edit]

Karta Lalibela - Lalibela - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rasulid Dynasty[edit]

Modern history[edit]

Inauguration Ceremony for the reinstallation of the Aksum Obelisk

The exterior of the Colosseum at night, showing the partially intact outer wall (left) and the mostly intact inner wall (right), one of the most well- known ...

Samuel of Waldebba Painting.jpg

... curtain or trousers, which was a copy of a Sassanid silk import, which was in turn based on a fresco of King Khosrau II fighting Axum Ethiopian forces ...

Landscape between Axum and Adigrat, along the national road

Obelisk of Pharaoh Senusret I, Al-Maalla area of Al-Matariyyah district in modern Heliopolis.

Axum (Aksum) Photo by Stefan Gara.

Biete Gabriel-Rufael. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

List of obelisks in Rome. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Drawing of Mary, mother of Jesus, 'with her beloved son,' from a Ge'ez manuscript copy of Weddasé Māryām, circa 1875.

Map of Abyssinia (Ethiopia) in the 19th century.

The Sign and the Seal. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Etymology

Makuria. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In Solomon's Temple[edit]