Sousse is the modern name for the Roman settlement of Hadrumetum. Faculty and students from St. Louis Community College visited the Bardo Museum (in Tunis) and saw several of the significant mosaics from the site during 1999. Our group did visit the catacomb at Sousee with its reliefs.


Raised relief of Christ as the Good Shepherd from Sousee, Tunisia. It is believed to date to the 3rd century AD.

Closeup of the raised relief of Christ as the Good Shepherd from Sousee, Tunisia.

Mosaic showing a dancing manaed from Sousee, Tunisia.

Mosaic of a dancing manaed from Sousee, Tunisia.

Mosaic of a satyr herding a goat among the grapevines from Sousee, Tunisia.

Closeup of a woman using a drop spindle in part of a mosaic of a rural Roman villa, Tunisia.

Extreme closeup of a woman using a drop spindle in part of a mosaic of a rural Roman villa, Tunisia.

Mosaic of Virgil accompanied by two Muses; displayed in the Bardo museum, Tunisia.

Mosaic with an apotropaic (Greek, to turn away) symbols designed against the "Evil Eye" from Sousse, Tunisia.
Photographs taken during March 1999

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