Amphitheatre of Carthage, Tunisia

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Project NameAmphitheatre of Carthage
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Data Type Size Device Name Device Type
LiDAR - Terrestrial7.63 GBLeica HDS6000 Phase Based Laser Scanner
Site DescriptionSituated in the suburbs of Tunis, the Carthage Theater stands as a major monument to Carthage, an ancient city destroyed by the Romans in 146 BCE, but later built in 44 BCE to become a great city in the Mediterranean. The Theater was thought to have been destroyed in 5 Century AD butunderwent several periods of restorations and renovations. Today, it hosts major international events such as the Carthage Festival of Art, and at one time it was thought to hold up to 5000 spectators.
Project DescriptionThe amphitheatre of Carthage was documented in 2012 as part of the EU funded ATHENA project (Ancient Theaters Enhancement for New Actualities). The program was first deployed in 2009 and was concerned with the innovation, protection and preservation of ancient theaters across the Euromed region. Inherent as well is making the people, local communities, diverse actors across the Mediterranean more appreciative of the value of these theaters to making them more sustainable for future generations.
Collection Date2012-06-27 to 2012-07-02
Publication Date2020-06-22
License TypeCC BY-NC-SA
CollectorsLa Sapienza University , The Department of Antiquities (DoA) in Jordan
Site AuthorityN/A
2020: Amphitheatre of Carthage - LiDAR - Terrestrial . Collected by La Sapienza University , The Department of Antiquities (DoA) in Jordan . Distributed by Open Heritage 3D.

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