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Mendefera or (formerly Adi Ugri) is a town in Eritrea. It was an important town of the Aksumite civilisation, but originated as early as the fifth century BC. Features of the site include the Hawulti, with pre-Islamic symbols. Numerous buildings have been excavated since 1959, with both crosses and local and Roman coins found. Many areas, including tombs, remain to be investigated.

Coordinates: 14°53′N 38°49′Ede:Mendefera fr:Mendefera


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