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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Go Historic ID
318960
Names
Axum Stelae Field
Aksum Stelae Field
Dates
300-500 CE
Tags
World Heritage Site#15; since 1980

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Axum Stelae Field - Axum, Ethiopia