Ptolemais. Cyrenaica. Libya. View of a scene from the war of Troy detailed on a Sarcophagus in the museum. Dating from the 3rd century AD, the Sarcophagus was found in the Wadi Khamish, west of Ptolemias. Founded in the 4th century BC, Ptolemais is located on the site of the port or harbour of Barca, an ancient 7th century BC Greek colony situated between the Mediterranean Sea and the steep slopes of the Cyrenaica plateau.
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