4th-2nd c BCE Phoenician Phoenician (Punic) Mosaics
(active 814 BCE - 64 BCE)
c. 399 BCE-100 BCE
4th-2nd c BCE
Carthage. Magon Quarter. Tunisia.
Carthage. Magon Quarter Site Museum.
Mortar and aggregate pavements were common in Punic North Africa during the 3rd-2nd centuries BCE. The technique may have been a precursor to tessellated (regularized) mosaics.