Facts and Data

Webpages:
Official Unesco Page
Aksum (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1980
Size of heritage:

Coordinates:
Longitude: 38,719°
Latitude: 14,130°

About

The ruins of the ancient city of Aksum are found close to Ethiopia's northern border. They mark the location of the heart of ancient Ethiopia, when the Kingdom of Aksum was the most powerful state between the Eastern Roman Empire and Persia. The massive ruins, dating from between the 1st and the 13th century A.D., include monolithic obelisks, giant stelae, royal tombs and the ruins of ancient castles. Long after its political decline in the 10th century, Ethiopian emperors continued to be crowned in Aksum.


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Walk inside Mausoleum in Northern Stelae Field, Axum Ethiopia

Published: March 06, 2013
Length: 11:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: João Leitão

Walk inside Mausoleum in Northern Stelae Field, Axum Ethiopia.

에티오피아 악슘 오벨리스크 OBELISK, AXUM

Published: October 15, 2014
Length: 00:45 min
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Author: 여행사천지항공

악슘 오벨리스크는 높이 24m, 무게 160t의 대형 석조물. 1700여 년전 만들어진 에티오피아의 대표적인 문화재이지만 1937년 에티오피아를 침공한 이탈리...

Decorados en iglesias. Axum

Published: January 15, 2015
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Felipe Cardenas

Is the Ark of the Covenant in Ethiopia?

Published: March 21, 2015
Length: 56:39 min
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Author: Miguel Ortega Lafuente

In our visit to Axum in the Tigray Region we visit the Church of our Lady Mary of Zion. We just arrive to witness a big mass with crowds of Christians in white robes. We are told that inside...

에티오피아 악슘 시온의 성메리교회 St. Mary of Zion Church

Published: October 16, 2014
Length: 54:58 min
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Author: 여행사천지항공

모세의 법궤에 얽힌 수수께끼 신화가 서린 도시 악숨에서도 가장 믿기 힘든 이야기는 모세가 신으로부터 직접 받았다는 법궤, 그러니까 유대교와...

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