Photos taken by David Stanley on a visit to Tunis and Carthage, Tunisia.
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Founded by the Phoenicians in the 6th century BC, ancient Kerkouane contained residences complete with individual bath tubs. The city was destroyed by the Romans in the 3rd century BC and never rebuilt.
The foundations of 2nd century BC shops and houses can be seen in the Hannibal district adjoining the Carthage National Museum near Tunis, Tunisia.
A century AD mosaic in the Musée National du Bardo in Tunis, Tunisia, depicts the Latin poet Virgil flanked by two muses. This is the only mosaic depiction of Virgil which has come down to us from antiquity.