A frieze of elephants on a building at the Meroitic temple of Musawarat-as-Safra : News Photo

A frieze of elephants on a building at the Meroitic temple of Musawarat-as-Safra

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A frieze of elephants on a building at the Meroitic temple of Musawarat-as-Safra, Elephants are thought to have had a religions significance as well as a ceremonial and military role. Sudan. Nubian. 300 BC - 100 AD. Musawarat-as-Safra, Meroe. (Photo by Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty Images)
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A frieze of elephants on a building at the Meroitic temple of Musawarat-as-Safra, Elephants are thought to have had a religions significance as well as a ceremonial and military role. Sudan. Nubian. 300 BC - 100 AD. Musawarat-as-Safra, Meroe. (Photo by Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty Images)
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January 01, 1980
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A frieze of elephants on a building at the Meroitic temple of... News Photo 152193049Africa,Archaeology,Arts,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Built Structure,Ceremony,Elephant,Frieze,Human Role,Meroe,Middle East,Military,North,Nubia,Pottery,Religion,Sub-Saharan Africa,Sudan,Temple,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Universal Images Group A frieze of elephants on a building at the Meroitic temple of Musawarat-as-Safra, Elephants are thought to have had a religions significance as well as a ceremonial and military role. Sudan. Nubian. 300 BC - 100 AD. Musawarat-as-Safra, Meroe. (Photo by Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty Images)