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Dougga



Dougga
Introduction

1. The big theatre

2. The Capitol

3. Lybico-Punic Mausoleum

4. Licinian Baths

5. Southern Baths

6. Brothel

7. Forum

8. Square of Winds

9. Temple of Caelestis

10. Temple of Saturn

11. Temple of Minerva

12. Small temples

13. Hypogee

14. Streets and houses

15. Mosaics, statues and inscriptions

16. Arch of Alexander Severus

17. Cisterns

18. City market

19. Numidian Wall

20. Dolmens

21. In Bardo Museum

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DOUGGA
Dolmens
Dougga, Tunisia


Dougga, Tunisia


Dolmens are neolithic tombs, usually found across Europe. Dougga is one of few places in Tunisia with dolmens, attesting for the long history of the town. The dolmens are the oldest structures here at Dougga, and although they are rough and primitive compared to the Roman city, they may well be the oldest human made structures you have ever seen, at least if you haven't been to Egypt yet.
They rest on the top of the smooth hill that Dougga climbs, and date up to 4000 years back in time, and are in excellent shape.




By Tore Kjeilen