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November 19, 2007

The Axumite Empire



The following collection of photos was taken from around Axum, it includes the spectacular Stelae field in the middle of town, as well as a number of shots taken from archeological digs from the surrounding countryside.

The 2nd largest of Axum's Stelae The 2nd largest of Axum's Stelae

A Door StelaeA Door Stelae

The 2nd largest Stelae at AxumThe 2nd largest Stelae at Axum

The Church of Tsion MaryamThe Church of Tsion Maryam

Largest of the standing Stelae at AxumLargest of the standing Stelae at Axum

Stelae

Stelae

Stelae

Stelae

Stelae

Axum Stelae

Stelae

Entrance to a tomb below the Stelae FieldEntrance to a tomb below the Stelae Field

Stelae

Entrance to a tomb, false door aboveEntrance to a tomb, false door above

An Axumite RulerAn Axumite Ruler

The Queen of Sheba's poolThe Queen of Sheba's pool

The Queen of Sheba's poolThe Queen of Sheba's pool

The Queen of Sheba's pool

Bell Tower at Tsion MaryamBell Tower at Tsion Maryam

Stelae

Looking out at the hills around Axum, EthiopiaLooking out at the hills around Axum, Ethiopia

Looking out at the hills around Axum, EthiopiaLooking out at the hills around Axum, Ethiopia

An Axumite CompassAn Axumite Compass

Donna, Sitting on the kings thrownDonna, Sitting on the kings thrown

Rock Hewn Tomb

Rock Hewn Tomb

     
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