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Carole Raddato
published on 11 May 2016
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Floor of a house in the Punic city or Kerkouane (modern-day Tunisia) decorated with primitive mosaic pavements, one of which figures the Punic goddess Tanit. Kerkouane was founded during the Punic period, perhaps in the 5th century BCE. The remains constitute the only example of a Phoenicio-Punic city to have survived.

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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. (2016, May 11). Tanit Mosaic. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5054/tanit-mosaic/

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Raddato, Carole. "Tanit Mosaic." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 11, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5054/tanit-mosaic/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Tanit Mosaic." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 May 2016. Web. 24 Jul 2021.