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Debre Berhane Selassie

Debre Berhan Selassie an easy stroll 2km northeast of town. Despite its walls hosting the nation’s most vibrant ecclesiastical artwork, it’s the ceiling that captures most visitors’ imaginations. Think of Mona Lisa’s smile and multiply it 104 times!

Debre Berhane Selassie Debre Berhane Selassie

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Erta Ale, the living Shield Volcano

Erta Ale is a very remote and rarely visited shield volcano in the Afar region of East Africa.

Erta Ale, the living Shield Volcano Erta Ale, the living Shield Volcano

Mulatu Astatke

The Father of Ethio Jazz: Mulatu Astatke

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Churches in Ethiopia

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Churches in Ethiopia Churches in Ethiopia

Kay Kabaro: Simien jackal

The Ethiopian wolf is the rarest canid in the world (Sillero 2001), and is one of the world's rarest mammals.

Kay Kabaro: Simien jackal Kay Kabaro: Simien jackal

Beautiful Scenery of Ethiopia

Awasa , southern Ethiopia’s largest city, is 100km further south and sits on the shores of attractive Lake Awasa. With plenty of facilities, a great fish market and row boats to boot, Awasa is a great place to stop.  

Beautiful Scenery of Ethiopia Beautiful Scenery of Ethiopia

Gonder: Medieval castles of Ethiopia

The Center of Ethiopian art and culture Gondar, founded by Emperor Fasilidas around 1635, is famous for its many medieval castles and the design and decoration of its churches.

Gonder: Medieval castles of Ethiopia Gonder: Medieval castles of Ethiopia
Archeology in Ethiopia

THE ORIGIN OF HUMANS

 

ETHIOPIA IS RECOGNIZED AS THE ORIGIN OF HUMANS.

The Lower Awash Valley in the central east of Ethiopia and the Lower Omo Valley, in southern Ethiopia, both of which are located in the Great Rift Valley, are the most important palaeontological sites on earth.

It is in Ethiopia that the earliest evidence of human tool making, dated to 2.6 million years old, was documented. Moreover, the evidence for the earliest Acheulean technology (1.7 million years old) and Middle Stone Age (170,000 years old) was discovered and documented in Ethiopia.

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Fossils belong to new great ape

Nine fossilised teeth found in Ethiopia are from a previously unknown species of great ape, Nature journal reports. The 10 million-year-old fossils belong to an animal that has been named Chororapithecus abyssinicus by an Ethiopian-Japanese team. This new species could be a direct ancestor of living African great apes, say the researchers. The finds from the Afar rift, in eastern Ethiopia, raise questions on current theories of human evolution. The researchers say the fossils from Ethiopia probably belonged to an ape from the gorilla family.

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'Lucy's baby' found in Ethiopia

'Lucy's baby' found in Ethiopia

Wednesday, 20 September 2006,

The 3.3-million-year-old fossilised remains of a human-like child have been unearthed in Ethiopia's Dikika region.

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AL 129-1

 

Catalog number: AL 129-1

Species: Australopithecus afarensis

Age: 3-3.2 mya

Place discovered: Hadar, Ethiopia

Date discovered: 1973

Discovered by: Donald Johanson

AL 129-1 is the fossilized knee joint of the species Australopithecus afarensis. It was discovered in Hadar, Ethiopia by Donald Johanson in November 1973.

It is estimated to be 3-3.2 million years old.

Its characteristics include an elliptical Lateral condyle and an oblique femoral shaft like in humans, indicating bipedalism.

Discovery

French geologist Maurice Taieb discovered the Hadar Formation in 1972.

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