Tag: Ethiopian water preservation technology
King Lalibela’s original water supply system still works. He built a waterfall into a canal that supplies water to Lalibela village. 800 years later, nobody knows how it operates. One reason is that the plans were in Ge’ez.
Egyptians still marvel over the mystery of pyramids. Ethiopians do not need to ask how their Abyssinian ancestors built them. Today in Ethiopia, they continue to maintain their pyramids. Vaska water-reservoir construction and technology was always theirs.
The golden, domed roof of El Aqs Mosque in Jerusalem dates from before 1,000 BC. Queen Saba built it for King Salamon (Solomon) – El Aqs was originally his. In ancient Abyssinia (Ethiopia), Queen Sheba was Saba, also known as the Engineering Queen. Saba was from Lake Tana, which is the source of Abay or…