Excavations at Carthage. The British Mission, Vol. I, 1

The Avenue du Président Habib Bourguiba, Salammbo: The site and finds other than pottery

The Avenue Bourguiba reports focus on Late Antiquity from the 5th-7th centuries A.D. I,1: - The site and finds other than pottery- is divided into three parts: first a summary of the stratigraphical evidence from the site, which covered a 30 m. stretch of the Late Roman city wall and areas within an...

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Editors:H.R. Hurst, S.P. Roskams
Published: E.J. Brill, Leiden, 1984
Series:Institut National d'Archéologie et d'Art de Tunisie and British Academy Carthage Committee
Volume:XIV-271, 78 fig., 30 pl., tables
Format:Book
Topic:- Biography > Background > Northern Africa > Archaeology and Epigraphy > Other places > Carthage
Status:Needs Review
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Summary:The Avenue Bourguiba reports focus on Late Antiquity from the 5th-7th centuries A.D. I,1: - The site and finds other than pottery- is divided into three parts: first a summary of the stratigraphical evidence from the site, which covered a 30 m. stretch of the Late Roman city wall and areas within and outside it, and discussionb of itsn wider significance for our knowledge of Carthage as a whole (with essays on aspects of the archaeology of Carthage to wich these excavations have made a particular contribution); secondly a detailed presentation of the stratigraphical evidence; thirdly reports on various categories of finds and specialist studies (including, for example, a study of some 14.000 fragments of animal bones - the largest group so far examined from an urban site in North Africa).