Tophet of Carthage

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Mark Cartwright
by Dennis Jarvis
published on 27 January 2013
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A section of the cemetery of ancient Carthage (modern Tunisia). Used between c. 400 and 200 BCE, the grave stelae on the site were usually set up above an urn of cremated remains of the deceased.

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Jarvis, D. (2013, January 27). Tophet of Carthage. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1037/tophet-of-carthage/

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Jarvis, Dennis. "Tophet of Carthage." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 27, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1037/tophet-of-carthage/.

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Jarvis, Dennis. "Tophet of Carthage." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Jan 2013. Web. 12 Jul 2024.

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