ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) – The bones of humankind’s most famous ancestor, Lucy, were found in Ethiopia in 1974. At greater than 3 million years of ages, she is perhaps Ethiopia’s earliest claim on human background.

samvedaYet there are several other links right here that go back plain centuries, from the 17th and 18th century palaces of Gondar to the enchanting 12th century churches of Lalibela, sculpted from soft volcanic rock.

The country’s folklore also consists of declaring ownership of the Ark of the Commitment, along with remnants of the strange, long-vanished kingdom of Axum (or Aksum) Atharva Veda in northern Ethiopia, a joint of early Christian, Muslim and also Jewish people in the Horn of Africa.