Welcome to Aksum

Aksum (አክሱም) is a riddle waiting to be solved. Did the Queen of Sheba really call the town’s dusty streets home? Does the Ark of the Covenant that holds Moses’ 10 Commandments reside in a small Aksum chapel? Is one of the Three Wise Men really buried here? And what exactly do those famous stelae signify?Dr Neville Chittick once described Aksum (often incorrectly spelled Axum) as ‘the last of the great civilisations... Read More

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