A girl Portea his sister in the village of Yeha, near the ruins of the famous temple. The temple of Yeha, with one side of its walls in ruin, is otherwise still intact and testifies to the advanced level of the people of those times. There is no trace of mortar used to build the temple of the inside of the walls had been believed were paved with gold. Archaeological excavations made ??in 1909, 1947 and 1973 respectively, reveals that this beautiful temple was destroyed by fire. Treasures such as gold rings, golden lions, stone-engraved inscriptions written in Sabean, stone-carved animals like Walya ibex (one of Ethiopia's endemic mammals), pottery works and others were uncovered. Some of these results are displayed in the museum of 4th-century church found in the same compound as the temple while others are displayed in the National Museum in Addis Ababa. The twelve underground formations and four other structures in the deep cave (which seems to lead to Yemen, Lalibela, Jerusalem and Axum), increase the importance of the area for what concerns architecture and history.