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Gasr Banat

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Gasr Banat or Gasr Isawi is an archaeological site in Libya and the location of an Ancient Roman centenarium or "perched" oppidum. [1]

12 relations: Ancient Rome, Centenarium, Fish, Fortification, Graeme Barker, Libya, Mausoleum, Nomad, Oppidum, Pottery, Quarry, Wadi.

Ancient Rome

In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.

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A centenarium is a type of Ancient Roman fortified farmhouse in the Limes Tripolitanus.

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Fish are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.

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A fortification is a military construction or building designed for the defense of territories in warfare; and is also used to solidify rule in a region during peacetime.

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Graeme Barker

Graeme William Walter Barker, CBE, FBA (born 23 October 1946) is a British archaeologist, notable for his work on the Italian Bronze Age, the Roman occupation of Libya, and landscape archaeology.

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Libya (ليبيا), officially the State of Libya (دولة ليبيا), is a sovereign state in the Maghreb region of North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south and Algeria and Tunisia to the west.

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A mausoleum is an external free-standing building constructed as a monument enclosing the interment space or burial chamber of a deceased person or people.

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A nomad (νομάς, nomas, plural tribe) is a member of a community of people who live in different locations, moving from one place to another in search of grasslands for their animals.

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An oppidum (plural oppida) is a large fortified Iron Age settlement.

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Pottery is the ceramic material which makes up pottery wares, of which major types include earthenware, stoneware and porcelain.

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A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate has been excavated from the ground.

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Wadi (wādī; ואדי), alternatively wād (وَاد), is the Arabic and Hebrew term traditionally referring to a valley.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gasr_Banat

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