- She was found curled up on her side, with her chin resting on her hand
- Next to her was a bronze cosmetics spoon with a lump of kohl eyeliner
- Excavation also uncovered Roman vessels and pieces of ornate jewellery
- It provides evidence that the Romans traded with the Aksumite kingdom hundreds of years earlier than thought
"Sleeping Beauty" would have been buried not long after the time of the Ethiopian eunuch who appears in Acts 8:26-40 (although he was from the Kingdom of Kush, which was later annexed by the Kingdom of Aksum [Axum]). Aksum is also associated with legends about the Ark of the Covenant (here, here, here, here, and here; additional background here and links) and has recently been connected (controversially) with the Queen of Sheba (here, here, and here; additional background here and links). A tradition associates the early Ge'ez Garima Gospels with Aksum. Also, more on Jews and Christians in late-antique Aksum here.