Maktar is a ruined Roman city in modern Tunisia. Faculty and students from St. Louis Community College visited the site during 1999.


Late Roman oil lamp from Maktar, Tunisia.

Roman oil lamp from Maktar, Tunisia.

Arch to Trajan at Maktar, Tunisia.

Inscription on the Arch of Trajan at Maktar, Tunisia.

Arch of Trajan at Maktar, Tunisia.

Arch of Trajan and Roman forum at Maktar, Tunisia.

Chi-Rho symbol on a Christian inscription at Maktar, Tunisia.

Columns at Maktar, Tunisia.

Capital at Maktar, Tunisia.

Relief at Maktar, Tunisia.

Relief at Maktar, Tunisia.

Relief at Maktar, Tunisia.

Relief and aedicule at Maktar, Tunisia.

Christian mosaic at Maktar, Tunisia.

Ruins at Maktar, Tunisia.

Amira walking the mosaic maze at Maktar, Tunisia.

Fragment of a Latin inscription reused in a wall at Maktar, Tunisia.

Border of a mosaic at Maktar, Tunisia.

Fragment of a relief at Maktar, Tunisia.

Fragment of a relief at Maktar, Tunisia.

STLCC group inside an single apse (foreground) Byzantine church at Maktar, Tunisia.

Interesting capital at Maktar, Tunisia.

Fragment of a relief at Maktar, Tunisia.

Mosaic of Venus being crowned by two female centaurs from the site of Elles that is 13 km northwest of Maktar, Tunisia; on display in the Bardo Museum.

Closup of the msaic of Venus being crowned by two female centaurs from the site of Elles that is 13 km northwest of Maktar, Tunisia; on display in the Bardo Museum.

Map of Roman sites in Tunisia showing the location of Makthar.
Photographs taken during March 1999

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