Is this the Ark of the Covenant's home?
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History of Africa: Aksum, home of the Ark of the Covenant?

Zeinab Badawi's History of Africa takes her to Eritrea and Aksum in neighbouring Ethiopia - home, according to local tradition, to the legendary Queen of Sheba and the sacred Ark of the Covenant.

The next episode of History of Africa airs on BBC World News at 15:10 GMT on Saturday July 29th.

  • 28 Jul 2017
  • From the section Africa