Military Harbour of Carthage

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Carole Raddato
published on 01 May 2016
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Launching ramp for ships at the old Punic port. The Carthaginians developed high skills in the building of ships and used this to dominate the seas for centuries. According to Roman historians the shipyards of the military harbour at Carthage housed more than 200 ships.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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