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Monuments: El Djem amphitheatre

The large amphitheatre at El Djem is one of the best preserved in the Roman world and could probably have seated 35,000 spectators. It was built around AD 238. More

Slim, H. (1986). 'Les amphithéâtres d’el-Jem’, Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres. Comptes rendus des séances de l’année 1986: 440–69

Younès, A., Gaied, E. and Gallala, W. (2012). 'Identification of stone blocks used for the building of the Thysdrus and Thapsus amphitheatres in Tunisia', Archaeometry 54.2: 213-29.

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Type
Architecture
Material
Limestone (Archaeometric identification)  
Date
ad 238 

Location

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El Djem 

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