Carthaginian Naval Warfare
The Carthaginians were famed in antiquity for their seafaring skills and innovation in ship design. The empire their...
A necklace of glass paste beads, Carthage, 4th-3rd century BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Cagliari)
Carthaginian Portrait Bust
A marble portrait bust of a Carthaginian woman. Carthage, 5th-2nd century BCE (?). (British Museum, London)
Carthage was founded by the Phoenician city of Tyre in the 9th century BCE, and along with many other cultural practices...
Carthaginian Sacred Band Hoplite
A Carthaginian hoplite from the Sacred Band, the army corps composed of Carthaginian citizens. Taken from a coin of Syracuse...
Carthaginian Silver Coin
A Carthaginian silver coin, 5th-4th century BCE. Nike above a horse and a palm tree. Minted in Carthage. (The British Museum...
Carthaginian Silver Tetradrachm
A silver tetradrachm minted in Carthage, 330-300 BCE. Obv.: head of the goddess Tanit with dolphins. Rev. : horse's...
The society of Carthage was dominated by an aristocratic trading class who held all of the important political and religious...
Carthaginian Tombstone for Gemellus
This limestone monument was set up in a cemetery in Carthage, in memory of a man called Gemellus. The inscription towards...
Carthaginian Tombstone for Maximilla Bassi
This finely carved limestone monument was set up in a memory for a woman called Maximilla Bassi. The Latin inscription...