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Old July 8th, 2013, 01:05 AM   #31
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More Southern African ruins

[ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danamombe"]Danamombe Ruins[/ame] - Danamombe (together with Khami and Naletale) was one of the centres of the Rozvi culture, which had succeeded the Torwa.
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[ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manyikeni"]Manyikeni Ruins[/ame] - The archaeological site dates from the twelfth to seventeenth century. It is believed to be part of the Great Zimbabwe tradition of architecture, distinguished by mortarless stone walls, and part of the famous Mwenu Mutapa’s Kingdom.
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[ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naletale"]Nalatale Ruins[/ame] - The ruins are attributed to the Kalanga Torwa State and are thought to date from the seventeenth century. The primary monument at the site is a colossal wall constructed from stone masonry.
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Tsindi Ruins
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Dzata Ruins - There is no doubt that Dzata was the capital of united Venda.
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[ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khami"]Khami Ruins[/ame] - It was once the capital of the Kingdom of Butua of the Torwa dynasty.
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[ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Zimbabwe"]Great Zimbabwe[/ame] - Great Zimbabwe served as a royal palace for the Zimbabwean monarch and would have been used as the seat of political power.
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Terrific Thread! Thank you for these spectacular images!
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Glad you like it!

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Thanks for contributing!!!
Np. I'm a fan of cool architecture and I'm glad to see a thread with so many cool pictures!
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Np. I'm a fan of cool architecture and I'm glad to see a thread with so many cool pictures!
I'll try and post more.
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Some more pyramids of Meroe! Enjoy the beautiful good quality pictures.
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Swahili Architecture
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Ancient city of Timbuktu
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