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Sfax, Tunisia

Archaeological Museum of Sfax

This museum is located in the center of the modern city and houses collections that cover all the eras of the history of Tunisia with objects from the city and its surroundings but also from more distant sites. He has just undergone a "facelift" which has refreshed him and made his visit all the more enjoyable.
Most of the collections are from Roman times and come from the archaeological site of Thyna (Thaenae) located about a dozen kilometers south of Sfax; but other sites (Taparura - the old Sfax, Louza, Mahrès).
Other civilizations are also represented in this museum, from prehistory (objects from distant western steppes) to the early Islamic era or more recent local dynasties.
The collections are displayed in this two-level room according to modern standards; Signage and explanatory panels in several languages ​​make the visit more useful and enjoyable.

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