„Shewa Province, Ethiopia (Nigel Pavitt)“

from the gallery of John Warburton-Lee Photography

Ethiopia, Shewa Province, Tiya. Beautifully carved stelae represent the headstones of an 11th to 13th Century burial ground at Tiya. They date back to the time of King Lalibela who was responsible for the construction of many famous rock-hewn churches in the Ethiopian Highlands. Tiya is an important historical site and is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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