On September 29 2010, Aksum (Axum) museum curator Tewdros Abreham discussed the recent discovery of a stone that was unearthed under Dungur Palace (Queen of Sheba Palace). The altar or stone most likely was the first used for the Ark of the Covenant’s arrival in Ethiopia when Menelik and the Levite priests sons brought the…

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When we travel to Ethiopia on the various festival dates, you will be able to see the cloth-covered “Ark of the Covenant” (replica) paraded through town by a troupe of chanting priests along with replica’s of the tablets (tabot) on their heads. They hold silk umbrellas which are symbols of heaven, swinging incense burners, beating…

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