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What did the Meroe ruins reveal about life in Kush?
there are remains of grand palaces, temples and pyramid-shaped tombs - rulers had great wealth
How were Kush and Aksum alike?
controlled important cities and trade routes
How were Kush and Aksum different?
Aksum conquered Kush

Coins from Aksum were stamped with signs of the Christian cross
Who were the Zagwe?
local nobles that overthrew the Aksum rulers
What is the Zagwe kingdom remembered for?
11 stone churches carved in the new capital