Images and discriptiond of artifaces and sites.
Brief description of an ethnoarchaeological research project in the Ethiopian Highlands. Features map and photographs of fieldwork.
From Addis Tribune, the story of the Aksum Obelisk looted by Fascist Italy in 1937, and not returned in accordance with the Italian Peace Treaty of 1947 and the bilateral Ethio-Italian Obelisk agreement of 1997, has many chapters.
From Al-Ahram, Ethiopia, the very cradle of mankind, the material evidence of its ancient civilisation alone attests to its former glory.
From CBC, anthropologists working in Ethiopia say they've found the earliest direct evidence of a stone tool "kitchen," dating back 2.6 million years.
Images, maps, and text describing Aksum.
Italy promised in writing - in the 1947 Peace Treaty - to return the obelisk to Axum and is closer than ever to doing so. Past technical difficulties have been overcome.
From MSNBC, Ethiopia to send 2-million-year-old 'Lucy’ to Houston museum in 2006.
The Shire District Archaeological Survey Project returned to the Indasellassie region, north-western administrative zone of Tigray, northern Ethiopia in December 2003. Antiquity Vol 78 No 302 December 2004.
From the Guardian, the first piece of a huge 1,700-year-old granite obelisk was returned home from Italy to Ethiopia yesterday, 68 years after it was looted by the troops of the fascist Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.