Capitol of Aksum

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Capitol of Aksum
Designer unknown
Location Aksum, Ethiopia
Date 0 to 1250
Building Type capitol city
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Context  
Architectural Style Ancient Ethiopian
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Notes A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
At Great Buildings http://www.GreatBuildings.com/buildings/Capitol_of_Aksum.html

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Name Aksum
UNESCO State Party Ethiopia
Region Africa
Type Cultural
Criteria i, iv
Year of Listing 1980



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"The Kingdom of Aksum held political power at the heart of ancient Ethiopia until the 13th century. The massive ruins of the kingdom's capital are dominated by obelisks and enormous stelae."

— UNESCO

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Aksum — UNESCO web site

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