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  great Zimbabwe, conical tower
by sachara

Within the huge walls of the Great Emclosure is a convex conical tower of 10 M high a bit hidden under the trees at the south-eastern end od the enclosure. This tower is object of greatest speculation, because it is not clear what this apparently ceremonial structure represented.
Some speculate that it symbolized a granary, others see it as a phallic symbol or believe it was used in rainmaking ceremonies.

For more pictures of the great Enclosure and Great Zimbabwe have a look at the travelogue.

Directions: The ruins are 25 KM from Masvingo.

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  • Updated Oct 5, 2003
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