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jan 11, 1001 - Conical Tower (great zimbabwe)

Description:

SHONA peoples, Zimbabwe
coursed granite
Zimbabwe = "house of stone"
conical tower was thought to be a granary, symbol of the king's power
open mouth cave, made echos that could be heard from far distances
Circular wall> no mortar, stones were stacked, no straight lines or right angles, only curves

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Date:

jan 11, 1001
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~ 1018 years ago

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