Covenant ceremony -returning of Obelisk in Axum ,2005

The Aksum Obelisk is regarded as one of Ethiopia’s national religious treasures. The Italian troops had seized the Obelisk in 1937 and took it to Rome. Finally, in 2005 after 68 years was the Obelisk returned. This was marked by an Inauguration, covenant ceremony as it was a very significant period in Ethiopian history.

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