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Marble quarry near Simitthus

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: R.B. Hitchner
Contributors: R. Talbert, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, Stefano Costa, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jun 11, 2018 06:11 PM History
An unnamed marble quarry near Simitthus (modern Chemtou, Tunisia). The marble variety is known as marmor numidicum or giallo antico.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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  • Marble quarry near Simitthus near Simitthu (30 BC - AD 300)

mine, quarry

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 32 C4

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: N Simitthu

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R.B. Hitchner, R. Talbert, R. Warner, Jeffrey Becker, Stefano Costa, Sean Gillies, and Tom Elliott, 'Marble quarry near Simitthus: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 29 September 2020]

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