Corpus ID: 193401534

Aksum: An African civilisation in its world contexts

@inproceedings{Phillipson2001AksumAA,
  title={Aksum: An African civilisation in its world contexts},
  author={D. Phillipson},
  year={2001}
}
RECENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH AT AKSUM has resulted in an improved overall picture of Ethiopian civilisation between the fourth and seventh centuries AD. New evidence has been obtained for the age and significance of the famous monolithic stelae, now interpreted as royal grave-markers of the third to fourth centuries. A further fourth-century tomb has yielded finely carved ivory, the importance of which is discussed. Research was also concentrated on the living and burial areas of the non… Expand
Lithic manufacture at Medogwe, southwest of Aksum, Tigray, Ethiopia

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