Bahir Dar January 15/2013 Scientists have found up to 200 million years old fossils in Amhara State, the State Culture, Tourism and Parks Bureau said.
The Bureau told ENA on Monday that the fossils include eight prehistoric and 283 historic archeological sites and 22 artifacts.
The scientists have discovered 22 to 200 million years fossils of dinosaurs and various prehistoric plants.
They also found graves, castles, spiritual sites, ruins of urban areas as well as caves dated back from the 12th to the 19th century.
The Bureau said archeological surveys have been undertaken in three sites in Azezo and Gorgora areas of North Gondar Zone in the State.
The fossils were found in the archeological survey, which has been carried out for five years since 1998 EC in various tourist sites in the State.