Great Zimbabwe was a medieval African city known for its large circular wall and tower. It was part of a wealthy African trading empire that controlled much of the East African coast from the 11th to the 15th centuries C.E.
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Geography, Human Geography, Social Studies, Ancient Civilizations, World History
Great Zimbabwe's Great Enclosure
Great Zimbabwe is the name for the stone remains of a medieval city in southeastern Africa. It is composed of three parts, including the Great Enclosure (shown here). It is believed to have been a royal residence or a symbolic grain storage facility.
Photograph by Christopher Scott
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May 20, 2022
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