temple

East Temple (Temple de l'Est)

A strip of soil bordered most of the long sides of the temple and the mosaic paving in front of it (Plan view, Fig. 1). Preliminary excavations in 1990 in a strip 1m wide at the front of the garden, on the left, yielded a row of root cavities approximately 15cm in diameter and 50-70cm apart suggest...

Sanctuary B, the templa Concordiae

Sanctuary B, the templa Concordiae (117-138 CE), is a monument from the time of Hadrian dedicated to several deities, four of whom are known from the texts: Concordia, Frugifer, Liber Pater and Neptune (Figure 7). The complex is distinguished from the other cult complexes of the city by the integra...

Temple of Baalat (Temple de Balaat)

Only the central passage (III) way leading to the temple (IV) was paved. The rest of the courtyard (II), which was enclosed by a portico (I), was probably planted as in temple E (Plan view, Fig.1). Maps Plans Fig. 1: Plan of the Temple of Baalat (CMT, V. II, fasc.2, plan 10.) Dates unspecified B...

Temple of Caelestis (Temple de Caelestis)

The marble causeway leading to the temple was bordered on each side with soil that was probably planted as in temple E (Plan view, Fig. 1). Maps Plans Fig. 1: Plan of the Temple of Caelestis (CMT, V. II, fasc.2, plan 9) Dates unspecified Bibliography Ben Abed-Ben Khader, A., Corpus des Mosaïque...

The anonymous sanctuary, Dar Lachheb

The anonymous sanctuary, called Dar Lachheb (184-187 CE), located about fifty meters below the forum, is of African type. In line with the entrance to the complex, a large cella with an apse opens onto the northern gallery of the triplex porticus that frames the courtyard. The courtyard consists of...

The sanctuary of Minerva 2

The sanctuary of Minerva 2, (138-161 CE), built later than the templa Concordiae, presents a very different configuration. The cella, projecting outwards from the courtyard lined with porticoes, is built on a very high podium whose summit corresponded to the level of the peribolus roof and to which...

The sanctuary of the Victories of Caracalla

The sanctuary of the Victories of Caracalla, situated in the southwest of the forum, was built in a residential area in 214 CE on a particularly cramped and steep site (figure 12). Its urban and topographical situation conditioned its architecture. It is accessed by a lateral staircase, built onto ...

Water Sanctuary Aqua Septimiana Felix (Sanctuaire des eaux)

The water sanctuary lies beneath the Byzantine fort in the Northern suburbs of the city. An inscription that was discovered during the Byzantine fort excavations enumerates the embellishments that were undertaken in 213 by the city of Timgad for the sanctuary, Aqua Septimiana Felix: one of which, a...