The Great Yeha Temple to be renovated

Yeha Temple

The Great Yeha Temple built around 8th century B.C. is to be renovated in cooperation of 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, the longest in Sub-Saharan Africa for a building.

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.

Source: Ethiopian Radio & Television Agency

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