Low angle view of the Mausoleum of Ateban, also known as the Lybico-Punic Mausoleum, 2nd century B.C., in Dougga, Tunisia, pictured on January 31, 2008, in the afternoon. Dougga has been occupied since the 2nd Millennium BC, well before the Phoenicians arrived in Tunisia. It was ruled by Carthage from the 4th century BC, then by Numidians, who called it Thugga and finally taken over by the Romans in the 2nd century. Situated in the north of Tunisia, the site became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The Mausoleum of Numidian Prince Ateban was built in the 3rd century. It collapsed when a British Consul removed a stone at the base and was rebuilt in the 20th century. It is the only structure belonging to the Numidian/Punic period. It even holds the name of the architect, Abarish. Picture by Manuel Cohen.

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Low angle view of the Mausoleum of Ateban, also known as the Lybico-Punic Mausoleum, 2nd century B.C., in Dougga, Tunisia, pictured on January 31, 2008, in the afternoon. Dougga has been occupied since the 2nd Millennium BC, well before the Phoenicians arrived in Tunisia. It was ruled by Carthage from the 4th century BC, then by Numidians, who called it Thugga and finally taken over by the Romans in the 2nd century. Situated in the north of Tunisia, the site became a UNESCO World Heritage...
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