Medieval Church on Mt Yerar

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Ginbi Church Ruins


All photos taken by Bruce Strachan 2010 using a simple ‘point-and-shoot’ camera


In una certa quantità di conterie di vario tipo e colore insieme a qualche minuscolo cubetto d’oro massaccio. Formelle decorate, conterie e cubetti d’oro erano stati rinvenuti scavando in profondità il terreno secondo la testimonianza della gente del luogo. TRANSLATION: Different types of colourful glass fragments, together with small cubes of solid gold and decorated tiles, were found after digging deep in the ground according to the testimony provided by the local people.    – Resti di Antico Edificio in Ginbi (Scioa) by Lanfranco Ricci – Annales d’Ethiopie Vol X 1976

 

 

 

 

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Scenic waterfall seen along route to Ginbi Ruins atop Mt Yerer – Photo Bruce Strachan 2010

 

 

 

 

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Mill stone, found in proximity of Ginbi ruins – Bruce Strachan 2010

 

 

 

 

 

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Ornate ‘mediaeval’ detail (possibly from door or window) removed from site and cemented into wall of nearby recent church – Photo Bruce Strachan 2010

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View facing north from the Ginbi Ruins on Mt Yerar – Yeka (Entoto Mountain Range) visible at center – Photo Bruce Srachan 2010

 

 

 

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Ginbi Church Ruins – Foundations of North Wall – Photo Bruce Strachan 2010

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Ginbi Church - Facing West - Photo Bruce Strachan 2010
Ginbi Church – Facing West – Photo Bruce Strachan 2010

 

 

 

 

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