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Tophet (Sacrificial Cemetery).
9th-2nd c BCE Phoenician Phoenician (Punic) Architecture

PHOENICIAN Anonymous (active c. 1500 BCE - 64 BCE)
PHOENICIAN Anonymous (active c. 1500 BCE - 64 BCE) Primary
c. 899 BCE-146 BCE
9th-2nd c BCE
Phoenician (Punic)
Cemetery
Carthage. Tophet. Tunisia.
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3500 infant burials and cremated bones of animals plus votive tablets found here. Greek and Roman sources say the children and animals were sacrificed. Possibly the site of the Temple of Juno Caelestis and Saturn/Hammon.

Caption: PUNIC | Tophet (Sacrificial Cemetery). | c. 899 BCE-146 BCE | Carthaginian | Phoenician

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