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Great Enclosure Wall, Great Zimbabwe

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Mark Cartwright
by Andrew Ashton
published on 12 March 2019
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A section of the Great Enclosure of Great Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe. Built in the 13-14th century CE using granite, the wall is 5.5 metres (18 ft.) thick in places and 9.7 metres (32 ft.) high.

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Ashton, A. (2019, March 12). Great Enclosure Wall, Great Zimbabwe. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10171/

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Ashton, Andrew. "Great Enclosure Wall, Great Zimbabwe." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 12, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10171/.

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Ashton, Andrew. "Great Enclosure Wall, Great Zimbabwe." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Mar 2019. Web. 28 Feb 2021.

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