Hermit, Festival of Maryam Tsion, Axum, Ethiopia, 2009

Hermit, Festival of Maryam Tsion, Axum, Ethiopia, 2009

An eremite watches the celebrations outside of the church compound of Maryam Tsion (St. Mary of Zion), the holiest church in Ethiopia, and supposed resting place of the Ark of the Covenant. The yearly festival of St. Mary is the premiere holiday in Axum.



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