The city of Carthage has much to offer to archaeologists. It is one of the few Mediterranean sites where you will find the capital cities of two different cultures, one on top of the other, hidden under the soil of a modern villa resort.

This website presents the fieldwork of different teams working on a central area within the territory of ancient Carthage: the Bir Massouda plot.

The bilateral Tuniso-Belgian excavations of Ghent University and the Institut National du Patrimoine: since 2002.
The excavations of the Universiteit van Amsterdam: 2000-2001.
The excavations of the Universitšt Hamburg: 1986-1995.

Prof. Dr. R. Docter
Blandijnberg 2, 9000 Ghent
tel: 09 264 41 38
fax: 09 264 41 38