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  1. Hidden Religion: Abba Yohani and the Clandestine Cave Churches of Ethiopia

    Ethiopia is a land full of ancient relics. For example, the fossil remains of the earliest hominins were found in Ethiopia. The oldest stone tools known to have been intelligently manufactured ... dating to perhaps 2.5 million years ago were also found in Ethiopia in the Olduvai Gorge. In addition to being the potential birth place ...

    Caleb Strom - 02/06/2017 - 13:57

  2. Ethiopian Treasures Stolen by British May Return Home, But Only on Loan

    ... a military campaign 150 years ago. BBC News reports Ethiopia made a formal request at various British institutions for the return ... director, Tristram Hunt, said : “The speediest way, if Ethiopia wanted to have these items on display, is a long-term loan … that ...

    Alicia McDermott - 05/04/2018 - 19:02

  3. Tracing the origins of a mysterious ancient Queen of Ethiopia

    ... to local tradition, the fall of the Aksumite kingdom of Ethiopia toward the end of the 10 th century A.D. was attributed to a queen ... to Ibn Hawqal, a queen was already ruling in the land of Ethiopia for 30 years when he wrote his Ṣūrat al-’Arḍ ( The Face of ...

    dhwty - 08/11/2014 - 12:24

  4. 10th Century Forgotten City Unearthed in Ethiopia, Once Thought to be ‘Home of Giants’

    ... archaeologists, has unearthed an ancient, forgotten city in Ethiopia - once thought to be home of giants. The discovery reveals significant ... archaeologists, has unearthed an ancient, forgotten city in Ethiopia - once thought to be home of giants. The discovery reveals significant ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 21/06/2017 - 01:57

  5. How is the Fallen Kingdom of Aksum Connected to the Queen of Sheba and the Ark of Covenant?

    ... an ancient civilization located in what is today northern Ethiopia and Eritrea. This kingdom existed roughly between the 1st and the 8th ... replaced it with a copy, and brought the sacred relic to Ethiopia. Therefore, some believe that the Ark of the Covenant is today located ...

    dhwty - 02/01/2016 - 21:48

  6. Amazing jewels and artifacts found in 2,000-year-old Ethiopian grave reveal link to Rome

    ... carried out in the ancient city of Aksum in northern Ethiopia has yielded stunning treasures from both the Roman empire and Aksumite ... Empire extended across most of present-day Eritrea, northern Ethiopia, Western Yemen, southern Saudi Arabia and Sudan. The capital city of ...

    aprilholloway - 08/06/2015 - 14:43

  7. The Kingdom of Axum: Facts and Legends of a First Millennium Powerhouse

    ... first millennium. At its height, Axum controlled modern-day Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, Western Yemen, southern Saudi Arabia, and parts of ... the Kingdom of Axum The local Agaw people of northern Ethiopia first began to populate and expand the city of Axum around 400 BC. ...

    Kerry Sullivan - 13/04/2019 - 01:51

  8. The Intricately Carved Tiya Megaliths of Ethiopia

    ... stones are part of an archaeological site located in central Ethiopia, in an area known as the Gurage Zone. The 46 large, decorated Tiya ... construction of such megaliths is an ancient tradition in Ethiopia, the Tiya stones are fairly ‘recent’, dating to sometime between ...

    mrreese - 12/01/2015 - 22:35

  9. The Ethiopian Gold Mine that may have supplied the Queen of Sheba with her riches

    ... where the Queen of Sheba got her gold from? Sudan and Ethiopia are both in the region of what was the kingdom of Sheba, and both have ancient mines. In fact, the Asosa zone of Ethiopia could contain the oldest gold mine in the world at 6000 years old. ...

    Robin Whitlock - 19/06/2018 - 02:36

  10. Vast Eurasian Migration Back to Africa Revealed by Bones of 4,500-year-old Ethiopian Man

    ... with the discovery of a 4,500-year-old skeleton in a cave in Ethiopia. DNA recovered from the bones suggest that a vast migration of Middle ... was found in 2012 in a cave in the highlands of southwestern Ethiopia. Named ‘Mota,’ after the cave, he had been buried in cool, arid ...

    lizleafloor - 10/10/2015 - 00:31

  11. A Serendipitous Skull Discovery in Ethiopia: Is This the Oldest Known Modern Man?

    ... and the floodwaters dried, a group of paleontologists in Ethiopia’s Afar region unearthed three human skulls as well as numerous other ... and the floodwaters dried, a group of paleontologists in Ethiopia’s Afar region unearthed three human skulls as well as numerous other ...

    ancient-origins - 15/04/2017 - 23:12

  12. The Incredible Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia

    In the heart of Ethiopia is situated one of its holiest towns, known as Lalibela , where a ... during the reign of Gebre Mesqel Lalibela , who ruled Ethiopia at the beginning of the 13 th century AD. His name means ‘the ... Unique monolithic rock-hewn Church of St George, Lalibela, Ethiopia. Credit:Dmitry Chulov / BigStockPhoto All eleven churches are ...

    johnblack - 16/02/2013 - 12:30

  13. East African Invasions in South America: Tracing Cultural Clues and Artifacts Left by Early Travelers

    ... ) There are other similarities between Ethiopia and Peru. Ethiopians used battle clubs in war and their doctors became ... Peruvian adobe was made in a rectangular mold, just like in Ethiopia. Detail of adobe relief motif at the Chan Chan complex ...

    Clyde Winters - 20/07/2017 - 19:09

  14. Jawbone found in Ethiopia set to rewrite history, push back origins of humans

    ... An extraordinary fossil find in the desert of Ethiopia is pushing back the dawn of humankind by approximately half a million ... jawbone from the earth at the Ledi-Geraru research area in Ethiopia in 2013. “The moment I found it, I realized that it was important, ...

    lizleafloor - 06/03/2015 - 22:17

  15. The Axum Stelae: Multi-Story Buildings of Antiquity?

    ... with the remarkable monoliths which stand in Axum, Ethiopia, you will no doubt be aware of their uncanny resemblance to modern ... with the remarkable monoliths which stand in Axum, Ethiopia, you will no doubt be aware of their uncanny resemblance to modern ...

    J.P. Robinson - 20/02/2019 - 18:52

  16. World’s Oldest Stone Tools and Weapons Found in Ethiopia

    ... and local experts, at the Bokol Dara site, in northern Ethiopia . In total, over 320 stone tools and weapons were uncovered. ... years older than the previous oldest that was found in Gona, Ethiopia. The tools were made by chipping flakes off a stone that could be ...

    Ed Whelan - 04/06/2019 - 14:02

  17. The Dikka Child Toddled Over the Ethiopian Landscape 200,000 Years Before Lucy

    ... afarensis discovered in 2002 in the Dikika region of Ethiopia by Zeresenay (Zeray) Alemseged, a professor of organismal biology and ... Australopithecus afarensis foot from Dikika, Ethiopia, superimposed over a footprint from a human toddler. ( Jeremy DeSilva ...

    ancient-origins - 07/07/2018 - 22:53

  18. Skin Color Didn’t Matter to the Ancient Greeks and Romans

    ... much of the northern portion of the land mass; meanwhile "Ethiopia" applied to the southern portion of the continent. In ancient Greek, "Ethiopia" ("Aethiopia") loosely translates into the phrase "burnt-face", ...

    Riley Winters - 30/12/2017 - 14:32

  19. Ethiopia and the Origin of Civilization

    The history of Ethiopia could also be called the history of humanity. The question is not if ... forbearers of our civilization is enormous. The world owes Ethiopia for its history, astronomy, agriculture and all the other sciences, ... G. Jackson gave ample references to validate this claim. Ethiopia’s history is incredible and a treasure to the world and it is a ...

    ancient-origins - 23/10/2016 - 15:57

  20. Fossil Find Reveals New Species of Early Human - Origins of Modern Man Gets Crowded

    ... diverse species of hominins living in the northern region of Ethiopia between 3.3 and 3.5 million years ago. The teeth and jawbones found in the Woranso-Mille area of northern Ethiopia were recovered in 2011 and the tail end of a long dig. Dubbed ...

    lizleafloor - 29/05/2015 - 00:33

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