On the trail of purple in Tunisia

January 15, 2020 - General

As part of a DFG-funded project, a German-Tunisian team co-directed by LMU archaeologist Stefan Ritter have surveyed the ancient city of Meninx on the island of Jerba and reconstructed its trading links in antiquity.

German and Tunisian archaeologists uncover the remains of the Roman bathhouse of Meninx
[Credit: MAP/Stefanie Holzem)The port of Meninx was unusually situated and well protected. Incoming ships first had to negotiate a…

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