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Yeha | by gordontour
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The oval walled enclosure contains the 6th century Church of Abuna Aftse as well as an impressive pre-Christian temple-like structure, a remnant of possibly the country's first known capital, from c 600 BCE or earlier, and considered the birthplace of its civilisation.

There is an outline article about the early kingdom, Dʿmt, at


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Taken on January 20, 2005