Stone carving of a set of compasses and set square, from the House of the Compass, Volubilis, Northern Morocco. This 890m2 house was built on 2 levels to adapt to the slope. Volubilis was founded in the 3rd century BC by the Phoenicians and was a Roman settlement from the 1st century AD. Volubilis was a thriving Roman olive growing town until 280 AD and was settled until the 11th century. The buildings were largely destroyed by an earthquake in the 18th century and have since been excavated and partly restored. Volubilis was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Stone carving of a set of compasses and set square, from the House of the Compass, Volubilis, Northern Morocco. This 890m2 house was built on 2 levels to adapt to the slope. Volubilis was founded in the 3rd century BC by the Phoenicians and was a Roman settlement from the 1st century AD. Volubilis was a thriving Roman olive growing town until 280 AD and was settled until the 11th century. The buildings were largely destroyed by an earthquake in the 18th century and have since been excavated...
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