Royal Obelisk, Axum

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Mark Cartwright
by Pzbinden7
published on 19 March 2019
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A stone monolithic obelisk marking the tomb of King Ezanas of the kingdom of Axum (aka Aksum, modern Ethiopia), c. 400 CE. The carvings imitate the architectural features of dry-stone and timber housing.

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