Axum Stelae Field Axum, Ethiopia

Apex of Stele of King Ezana
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Dating from around 300-500 AD, the famous Axum stelae probably predate the arrival of Christianity. Their purpose is almost certainly religious, but the details are not known for certain.

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318960
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Axum Stelae Field
Aksum Stelae Field
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Heritage Lists
Coordinates
14.131967° N, 38.719259° E

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Axum Stelae Field (Axum, Ethiopia)
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Holly Hayes
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March 21, 2015