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Kerkouane
(103 words)

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Phoenicians, Poeni | Punic Wars

(Dar es-Safi/Tamzerat). Carthaginian ‘provincial’ city on the east coast of Cap Bon, founded in the late 6th cent. BC, about 8 ha in size, surrounded by a (once reinforced) wall, presumably destroyed in the 3rd cent. BC during the invasion of Regulus. The find documents the lower middle class culture of the 4th cent.; in tomb chambers eschatological paintings are extant.

Bibliography

M. Fantar, K., vol. 1-3, 1984-1986

H. Gallet de Santerre, L. Slim, Recherches su…

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Niemeyer, Hans Georg (Hamburg), “Kerkouane”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 14 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e613220>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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