King Ezana's Stele Photos

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This obelisk, properly termed "stele" or the native "hawilt/hawilti" (as they do not end in a pyramid), was carved and erected in the 4th century A.D. by subjects of the Kingdom of Aksum, an ancient Ethiopian civilization. The function of these stelae is supposed to be that of "markers" for underground burial chambers.
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King Ezana's Stele - Ethiopia

King Ezana's Stele - Single - Ethiopia