Late 1st / early 2nd century AD, during the time of Hadrien, longest one built anwhere in the Roman Empire (132 kms from Zaghouan to Carthage). Ruins of its final destination near the 24 large cisterns known as "citernes de la Malga"
"citernes de la Malga"
Final destination of the longest aqueduc built anwhere in the Roman Empire (132 kms from Zaghouan to Carthage); Late 1st / early 2nd century AD, during the time of Hadrien
House with the Aviary
Handsome polychrome mosaic illustrating a duck hunting; pavement of the space left free between the garden and the square of the peristyle
Foundations structure hidden in a pine grove, 136 m. long, 128 m. wide enclosing an arena 67 by 37m.
Aware as he was of the strategic importance of the site, Caesar contemplated the re-building of the city in 47-46 BC but it was Augustus who carried out the plan in 29 BC. The new city was given the name of its founders Colonia Julia Carthago and became the capital of a vast and rich province.