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Detail of a mosaic depicting a peacock in the Villa of the Aviary, Carthage, Tunisia, pictured on January 27, 2008, in the morning. Carthage was founded in 814 BC by the Phoenicians who fought three Punic Wars against the Romans over this immensely important Mediterranean harbour. The Romans finally conquered the city in 146 BC. Subsequently it was conquered by the Vandals and the Byzantine Empire. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage. The Roman Villa of the Aviary, with its octagonal garden...
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