Ethiopia Set to Restore 3,000-Year-Old Great Yeha Temple

Great yeha Temple Ethiopia
The Great Yeha Temple of Ethiopia or Moon Temple

AFRICANGLOBE – The Great Yeha Temple built around 8th century B.C. is to be renovated in cooperation with the Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage of Ethiopia, Tigray Culture and Tourism Agency and German Archaeology Institute.

The Temple is close to 3000 years-old, one of the oldest buildings in Africa.

In a statement German Archaeology Institute issued in connection with the renovation, it said the Temple would be made to be preserved for the next generation as it is.

Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage for its part said it would assess the renovation proposal by experts and would go operational soon.

Yeha is a large Bronze Age archaeological site located about 25 km northeast of the modern town of Adwa, in Ethiopia.

 

The Great Yeha Temple Complex Also Called the Great Moon Temple