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Punic Graves

Here you will find the three graves from the Punic period. Each grave was suitable as a resting place for 2 people. The walls are carved with coves and arches and fitted with shelves for earthenware oil lamps and, for example, vases with perfume and vases with two handles (Amphoras) and mined stones. There was also a pillow in the grave for the deceased.

Several such graves have been found in the area where the Punic population had their community and where there was water and fertile soil.

During the Phoenician, Punic and Roman times, stone graves underwent a number of transformations. It started from a simple round room with a shaft. The shaft was then given a rectangular shape. The third transformation was that a shaft was made in which spacious rectangular graves were made on both sides of the shaft. In the third century AD, the ritual of rock graves was changed to collective graves in a Paleochristian hypogea.
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