Sculptures In The Compound Of St . Mary Of Zion , Aksum , Which Date Possibly Ba ...
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Description: Sculptures in the compound of St . Mary of Zion , Aksum , which date possibly back to old pre christian aksumite kongdoms . Aksum is the most important religious center of the ethiopian orthodox church . the Ark of the covenant , which is the holy of holy of the ethiopian church is kept in a small chapel in the compound of St . Mary of Zion . The remains of the Ark of the covenant , which have been brought to Ethiopia by Menelik I , son of Salomon and the queen of sheba , are guarded by a monk and are not accessible by anyone . Africa , East Africa , Ethiopia , Aksum , September 2010