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Archaeological site, Civilizations of Sub-Saharan Africa


Aksum
Aksum is an archeological site that covers the remains of an influential city of ancient Ethiopia. The ruins include stelae, tombs, castles and obelisks.
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Asante Traditional Buildings
The Asante Traditional Buildings are the only surviving examples of traditional Ashanti architecture.
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Cliff of Bandiagara
The Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) is a zone of tablelands, gorges and plains that is inhabited by the traditionally living Dogon people.
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Great Zimbabwe Ruins
The Great Zimbabwe Ruins are one of the most important archaeological sites in Africa, giving testimony to the lost civilisation of the Shona.
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Khami Ruins
Khami Ruins National Monument comprises the archaeological site of the next capital after the abandonement of Great Zimbabwe.
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Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Songo Mnara
The Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Songo Mnara are the remains of two ports that had an important position in East African trade between the 13th and 16th centuries.
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Ruins of Loropéni
The Ruins of Loropéni are the stone remains of a 1,000 years old fortified settlement that came to play an important role in the trans-Saharan gold trade.
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Stone Circles of Senegambia
The Stone Circles of Senegambia are the largest group of megalithic complexes yet recorded in any region of the world.
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Tomb of Askia
The fifteenth century Tomb of Askia in Gao is considered a fine example of the monumental mud-building traditions of the West African Sahel.
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