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Notes on the Geography of Zimbabwe: Great Zimbabwe: Photo 31

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At the end of the passage we come to the tower, seen on the right. The ground here has been disturbed because, as Garlake writes (p. 83), Gertrude Caton-Thompson about 1930 dramatically tunnelled "directly under the Conical Tower from one side to the other. After this, there was still 'not one single item' that [was] not in accordance with the claim of Bantu origin and medieval date." So much for the Queen of Sheba.

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