Cardo Maximus of Thamugadi (Timgad), Algeria

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Carole Raddato
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published on 10 February 2023
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The Cardo Maximus (north-south-oriented street) of Thamugadi (modern Timgad in Algeria, looking from the Forum towards the North Gate. The Cardo Maximus was 180 m long and 5 m wide. It was paved with slabs of bluish limestone and lined with porticoes.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2023, February 10). Cardo Maximus of Thamugadi (Timgad), Algeria. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17020/cardo-maximus-of-thamugadi-timgad-algeria/

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