Meninx

Meninx

Meninx is an archaeological site located on the south-east coast of the island of Djerba in Medenine Governorate, Tunisia. It was originally a trading post founded by the Phoenicians in the 1st millennium BC. The site reached its apex during Roman times, when it became the chief town of the island. The ruins include an amphitheater, a basilica and a forum.

Site Information

Country: Tunisia

District: Medenine Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Phoenician

Later Cultures: Roman

Site Features: Roman Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Djerba Island

Date of Submission: 2012

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