History Monday: The Lost Civilization of Great Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe is a ruined city in the southeastern hills of Zimbabwe near Lake Mutirikwe and the town of Masvingo home of a lost ancient civilization. The ruins of Great Zimbabwe, the capital of the Queen of Sheba, according to an age-old legend are a unique testimony to the Bantu civilization of the Shona. Art historian Gus Casely-Hayford explores the history of Great Zimbabwe, a symbol of African genius.

 

 

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