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Janzour Archaeological Cemetery

Janzour Archaeological Cemetery

Janzour Archaeological Cemetery is an ancient cemetery located in Janzour (Zanzur), west of Tripoli, Libya. It is dating back to the period between the 1st and 4th centuries AD. The site includes a group of the oldest Punic tombs (Western Phoenicians), as well as Roman tombs dating back to the 3rd and 4th centuries. These tombs contain a group of drawings depicting people, animals, and scenes of hunting. On site there is also the Janzour Museum, which displays a large collection of archaeological findings that were discovered inside those tombs.

Site Information

Country: Libya

District: Tripoli District

Category: Tombs and Necropolises

Site History: 1st Century AD

Oldest Culture: Phoenician

Later Cultures: Roman

Site Features: Phoenician & Roman Monuments

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