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Sbeitla



Sbeitla
Introduction

1. The grand Forum

2. Temple of Minerva

3. Temple of Jupiter

4. Temple of Juno

5. Antonine Gate

6. Baths

7. Underground bath?

8. Baptistry basins

9. Churches

10. Theatre

11. Shopping streets

12. Public fountains

13. House of Seasons

14. Water reservoir

15. Temple to unknown

16. Byzantine forts

17. Olive press

18. Arches of Diocletian and Septimus Severus

19. The Bridge

20. Amphitheatre

21. Museum

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SBE¤TLA
Public fountains
Sbe´tla, Tunisia

I found hard to identify the fountain function of the public fountains at Sbe´tla. The upper photo shows the most noteworthy, situated not far from the House of the Seasons. The lower photo shows a huge fountain area next to the grand Forum.
At least on the last fountain, there are cuts in the front slabs, letting water out before flowing over. But where is the piping?
Sbe´tla, Tunisia




By Tore Kjeilen