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Roman monuments in Morocco

The North of Morocco, formerly called « Mauretania Tingitane », had known the installation of the Roman Empire from the first century. Plutard, it passes under direct Roman administration, until the 5th century.
Roman civilization has left many monumental and archaeological traces in the northern regions of Morocco, here are pictures of the most famous Roman sites in Morocco:

a) Volubilis:

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Volubilis ruins

Author: Subhros. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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A round impluvium within the atrium of a Roman house in Volubilis, Morocco.

By Erik Hermans (2009). Source:flickr.com (Some rights reserved)

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The arched judiciary basilica in the Roman forum at Volubilis.

By Erik Hermans (2009). Source:flickr.com (Some rights reserved)

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mosaic: seasons

Author: Jerzy Strzelecki. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Volubilis: Columns of the Capitol with storks.

Author: ArishG. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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mosaic: charriot of Amphition

Author: Jerzy Strzelecki. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

b) Lixus:

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The ruins of Lixus, Morocco

Author: original: rucativava, derivation made by Radoslaw Botev. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Lixus Site in Morocco 

Author: Hihiman. source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Lixus Site in Morocco

Author: Hihiman. source: commons.wikimedia.org

c) Chellah:

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Street entering the ancient roman city of Cellah,( Rabat, Morocco)

Author: L. Mahin. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Roman stele, The necropolis of Chellah

Author: Soufiane M. Source: flickr.com  (Some rights reserved)

d) Thamusida:

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Source: jyroc.wordpress.com

e) Banasa:

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Roman ruins of Banasa (Morocco)

Author:Lucien Mahin. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Roman ruins of Banasa : thermae with fresco

Author:Lucien Mahin. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

f) Rirha:

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Souce of 5 photos:http://www.skyscrapercity.com.

Original sources:  France diplomatie and La3m.cnrs.fr

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