Most of these historical sites have still yet to be fully explored. The town is believed to harbor the tombs of former kings from early periods of Somali history, as evidenced by the many ancient burial structures and cairns (taalo) that are found here. Qa’ableh is a town in the northern Sanaag region of Somalia. […]Read More
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Lion shaped mountain rock from Yeha, Ethiopia, Africa.
Natural or Man Made? Yeha is described as “a large Bronze Age archaeological site and the most impressive site in the Horn of Africa showing evidence of contact with South Arabia. There are roads leading to a building constructed as far back as the 7th century BC. Yeha is one of Ethiopia’s major cities in the Tigrai […]Read More
Ancient Inscription Blocks from Yeha, Ethiopia, Africa
Oldest script south of the Sahara at Yeha Sabean is another ancient African syllabary script that is similar to Ge’ez and a descendant of the Proto-Saharan system. The word “Sabaean” itself derives from the Western name, “Sheba” (from the Ge’ez word, Saba, whom modern Ethiopians call Makeda), the D’mt leader to whom the “Sabaean” or […]Read More