Contest #723: the Great Zimbabwe ruins, southeast of Masvingo, Zimbabwe

This week we went down to Zimbabwe to visit the Great Zimbabwe ruins

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This place is actually the genesis of the country’s name. Dzimba-dza-mabwe, means “Stone Houses” in the indigenous Shona people’s language.

The site was a central governing and trade location from about 1200 to about 1500 CE.

Those who found the site before the hint:

  • Eloy Cano
  • hhgygy
  • Phil Ower
  • Garfield
  • Martin de Bock
  • Paul Voestermans
  • Lighthouse

And after the hint:

  • Declan
  • Graham Hedley

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