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Dougga, Tunisia

Capitol

166-168 AD, 10 metres high, portico on 6 impressive columns. Main temple for the entire city dedicated to the three gods of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva. View through the main door of the anonymous temple called Dar Lachheb (163-166 AD).

Temple of Saturn

195 AD, erected over a Punic sanctuary dedicated to Baal-Hammon

Lybico-Punic Mausoleum

3rd century BC, dedicated the Numidian Prince Ateban, slanted roof figuring a small pyramid.

Temple of Caelestis

Beginning of the 2nd century, large staircase to a rectangular sanctuary in the middle of a semicircular courtyard with columns

Theatre

168 - 169 AD, cavea from the scenae frons, 19 tiers, space for 3500 spectators.

Capitol

166 AD, 10 metres high, portico on 6 impressive columns. Main temple for the entire city dedicated to the three gods of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva. View from the anonymous temple called Dar Lachheb (163-166 AD).

Licinians Baths

3rd century, frigidarium with triple arcades at both ends.

Street Corner

Roman statue with a line of shops in the distance

Arch of Severus Alexander

232 AD, four metres wide arcade with two massive pillars decorated of rectangular niches. View with the Capitol in the distance.

Capitol

166 AD, 10 metres high, portico on 6 impressive columns. Main temple for the entire city dedicated to the three gods of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva. On the right temple of Mercure and the square of winds (180 - 192 AD)

Temple of Concorde, Frugifer and Liber Pater

117 - 138 AD; Licinian baths on the left and hills of Dougga in the distance

The Temple of Saturn

195 AD, erected over a Punic sanctuary dedicated to Baal-Hammon. View of the esplanade and the remaining row of columns

House of the Gorgon

Underground vaulted rooms used for food storage

Theatre

168 - 169 AD, cavea and scenae frons, 19 tiers, space for 3500 spectators; Plain of Dougga in the distance with the Lybico-Punic Mausoleum emerging among the olive-trees.

Thermae of the Cyclops

Latrines

Situated in the mountains inland Tunisia, 550 metres above sea level, area densively populated by the Numidians. One of the capitals of Massinissa, a Roman ally and contender to Carthage. First, served as an important military post; became a regional administrative centre with the arrival of the Romans (146 BC). Abandoned and deserted with the Vandals invasions (5th century).