National Geographic : 1922 Oct
AFRICAN SCENES FROM THE EQUATOR TO THE CAPE 431 Photograph from South African Railways TWIN ENIGMA TO EGYPT'S SPHINX: ZIMBABWE, SOUTHERN RHODESIA The ruins of the Great Zimbabwe, near Victoria, Southern Rhodesia, are as yet an unsolved puzzle to men of science. Some believe that the great pile was an ancient temple. Others consider it merely a kraal fortress, of Bantu design and construction, of the fourteenth century. This view shows a passage between walls 30 feet high, constructed of small cubes of hand tooled granite.