Uchi Maius

Uchi Maius

Uchi Maius (Henchir Douamis) is an archaeological site located in Béja Governorate, Tunisia. It was founded by Numidians in the 5th century BC. The site became under Roman control after the defeat of the Numidian king Jugurtha in 104 BC. Uchi Maius was granted the title of Roman colony in 230 AD by emperor Severus Alexander and became later the seat of a bishopric in the 5th century AD. The ruins include: Arch of Severus Alexander, Arch of Gordian III, Forum, Bathes, Theatre, Temple and Basilica.

Site Information

Country: Tunisia

District: Béja Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 5th Century BC

Oldest Culture: Numidian

Later Cultures: Roman + Byzantine

Site Features: Roman & Byzantine Monuments

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