Carthage was destroyed by Rome in 146 BC and rebuilt as a Roman colony during the first century AD. Faculty and students from St. Louis Community College visited the site during 1999.


Marble statue of Isis from Carthage, Tunisia; displayed in the Bardo Museum.

Marble statue of Serapis from Carthage, Tunisia; displayed in the Bardo Museum.

University of Michigan excavation area at Carthage, Tunisia.

Roman aqueduct bringing water to Carthage at Oudna, Tunisia.

Roman theater at Carthage, Tunisia.

Fluted columns at the Antonine bath complex at Carthage, Tunisia.

Marble cult statue of Ganymede and Zeus that had been thrown into a well outside of Carthage, Tunisia.

Early Roman lamp decorated with the design of a gladiator on the discus; from the University of Michigan excavation at Carthage, Tunisia.

Late Roman oil lamp from the University of Michigan excavations at Carthage, Tunisia.

Third century AD Roman oil lamp from the University of Michigan excavations at Carthage, Tunisia.

Late Roman lamp decorated with a deer; from the University of Micigan excavation at Carthage, Tunisia.

Early Christian oil lamp from the University of Michigan exavations at Carthage, Tunisia.

Mosaic of hounds and hawks used to hunt hares at Carthage, Tunisia.

Mosaic of a musician playing pan pipes at a feast from Carthage, Tunisia.

Marble bust of the Emperor Gordian I from Carthage, Tunisia.

Marble statue of the Emperor Hadrian dressed as Mars from Carthage, Tunisia.

Aqueduct crossing the countryside out of Carthage, Tunisia.

Aqueduct crossing the countryside at Carthage, Tunisia.

Aqueduct crossing the countryside serving Carthage, Tunisia.
Photographs taken during March 1999

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