Djem is the modern name for the ruins of the Roman city of Thysdrus, Tunisia. Faculty and students from St. Louis Community College visited the site during 1999.


Roman collesium at Djem, Tunisia

Interior of the colloseium at Djem, Tunisia

Roman collesium at Djem, Tunisia

Roman collesium at Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic from the 2nd century at Djem.

Mosaic of Dionysios riding a panther from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of Silinus from Djem, Tunisia

Six pointed mosaic star from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of a bird from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of hanging game birds from Djem, Tunisia

Damaged wall painting of a partridge from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of Dionysios from Djem, Tunisia

Closeup of the Dionysios mosaic from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of three men gambling from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of two footed vessels (probably glass or pottery) from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of a lion and bull from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of lion and ibex from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of a glass flask protected by a wicker cage and a glass goblet from Djem, Tunisia

Roman glass beakers like the one portrayed in the mosaic from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of a basket with what appears to be mussels from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of a wild goat from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of a Nilotic scene from Djem, Tunisia

Closeup of the Nilotic mosaic showing a naked man with two vegetables (carrots or parsnip) from Djem, Tunisia

Closeup of the Nilotic mosaic showing a naked man spearing a crane from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of a peacock from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of Dionysus and Silenus from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of erote and a panther (sacred to Dionysus) from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of Dionysus and Silenus from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of Dionysus from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of Orpheus from Djem, Tunisia

Mosaic of bulls and a party from Djem, Tunisia

Closeup of the mosaic of bulls and a party from Djem, Tunisia
Photographs taken during March 1999

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