Christian Basilica discovered in Ethiopia's 'Lost Kingdom' of Aksum

December 17, 2019 - General

In the dusty highlands of northern Ethiopia, a team of archaeologists recently uncovered the oldest known Christian church in sub-Saharan Africa, a find that sheds new light on one of the Old World’s most enigmatic kingdoms—and its surprisingly early conversion to Christianity.

At an archaeological site in Ethiopia, researchers are uncovering the oldest Christian
basilica in sub-Saharan Africa [Credit: Ioana Dumitru via Antiquity]An…

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