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Ancient Nabeul

Fine art. A painting in Nabeul Museum illustrating life and industry in Roman times. There were several fish processing factories discovered in the area, some with the remains of salted fish in situ and amphora containing traces of fish sauce.


For details of the archaeology see :


Darmon, J.P. “Neapolis”, Africa 2 (1967-1968): 271-91.


Foucher, L. “Note sur l’industrie et le commerce des salsamenta et du garum”, in Actes du 93e Congrès National des Sociétés Savantes, Tours, 1968 (Paris 1970), Section d’archéologie: 17-21.


Sternberg, M. “Données sur les produits fabriqués dans une officine de Neapolis (Nabeul, Tunisie),” MEFRA 112 (2000): 135-53.



Picture signed in bottom right hand corner. By Mssrs Dusost, J.M. Gassens, J.P.Narhamy et al. Please inform me if I misread as the artists deserve recognition for their work. Apologies for any errors (mine).

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Taken on December 10, 2009