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So-called Area L in Berenike

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Valeria Vitale
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 07, 2016 02:38 PM History
The ruins of an ancient building with a large peristyle, probably built around the second century AD, in the southwest area of the archaeological site of Sidi Khiribech, in Berenike (modern Banghazi).

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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architectural complex

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As with the other buildings in Sidi Khiribech, the ruins look to have been refurbished and rebuilt at least several times during their lifetime. A public use (possibly baths?) has been suggested by some scholars.

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Valeria Vitale, and Jeffrey Becker, 'So-called Area L in Berenike: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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