Meanwhile, over at the Ethiopian News Agency there is this short piece about the re-erection of the Axum Obelisk. It’s been a long saga but it looks as if it will finally be put up again where it belongs.
As re-erection of the Axum obelisk gets well underway, the Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage (ARCCH) announced the unveilling due for September would be marked with programs focused on awareness raising about the need to protect
The obelisk looted from
I’ll miss seeing it in
You can find the story of the Axum Obelisk across at Wikipedia .
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There is a photo-gallery of Axum here.
I'm manfully resisting the urge to make a crass, obvious double entendre. (Mary Jackson)
'Fraid I couldn't resist it. Must be something in the air where we come from. I immediately thought of Danny La Rue and Edrich Siebert's (born in Cheshire as Stanley Master) Marrow Song (marrow= marrow squash). Siebert also wrote (for brass band) a piece with a funny name: Salt Lake City Samba (in the early 30s when ne'ery even a brown face would have been seen in the whole of Utah).
I'm manfully resisting the urge to make a crass, obvious double entendre. Sometimes they just pop out when you're not looking.