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    OP 98: Catalogue of Punic Stelae in the British Museum

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    This catalogue discusses some aspects of Carthaginian or 'Punic' culture as shown by the inscribed and carved stones, or stelae, in the Museum's collections.

    These were acquired during the 19th century in North Africa, and come mainly from Tunisia. The majority of the stelae have votive or dedicatory inscriptions in Punic and some of them are thought to come from tophets, burial precincts that are characteristic of Phoenician settlements in the west Mediterranean.

    The stelae provide a window into the religion and language of the Carthaginians, both of which are still imperfectly understood. They date from between the 4th century BC to the 4th century AD, and in the catalogue they are divided into Punic and Neo-Punic, according to whether they pre- or post-date the Roman sack of Carthage in 146 BC.

    The catalogue describes each stela, giving transcriptions and translations of the Punic and neo-Punic inscriptions, plus measurements and bibliographical references.

    Every stela is photographed.

    Specification

    Product code: cmc0861590988
    Price category: 25 to 50
    World culture: Ancient Rome
    Title: OP 98: Catalogue of Punic Stelae in The British Museum
    Author: Carole Mendleson
    ISBN: 9780861590988
    Number of pages: 118
    Size: 297x210mm
    llustrations: 90 b/w
    Weight: 0.47kg
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