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Great Zimbabwe National Monument

Language: English
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The ruins of Great Zimbabwe are a remarkable testimony to the former might of the ancient kingdom that bore the same name. The greatest stone monument in Africa south of the Sahara, Great Zimbabwe was built between 1,200 and 1,500 A.D., long before foreigner penetrated into the continent. In the great stone enclosures, the famous bird sculptures were found, whose exact significance is still net known to scholars.

on this subject: Zimbabwe on the World Heritage

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Place/region: Great Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe, Africa
Series: World Heritage TV series
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: TransTel GmbH, Germany; UNESCO TV
Coproducer/sponsor: UNESCO Culture Sector
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Rights: UNESCO; TransTel GmbH, Germany

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Original: Video cassette.VHS.Secam
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-DIT/ISS/ARC/0030
File No: AVFONDS-1989-001416-CLT.MPG ; 0001427.2-ERIDPI.MXF
Studio TV ref.: M.0361 (Betacam SP)
Rights holder: UNESCO; TransTel GmbH, Germany
Additional info: Programme 9, part II