Taucheira

Taucheira

Tocra, Taucheira, Tukrah or El Agouriya, is a town on the coast of the Marj District in the Cyrenaica region of northeastern Libya. It was founded by the Greeks and considered by some to be part of the Pentapolis of Cyrenaica, at a later period it became a Roman colony, and was fortified by Justinian I.

Site Information

Country: Libya

District: Marj District

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 6th Century BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Greeks

Later Cultures: Roman + Byzantine + Islamic

Site Features: Mixed Monuments

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