Bringing Carthage Home

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Clergyman, adventurer and snake-handler Nathan Davis (1812–1882) proposed to the British Museum that he should acquire ‘Punic’ antiquities for its collections – and he did. This book recounts in detail the story behind Davis’s pioneering excavation of sites and removal of mosaics in Carthage.

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Bringing Carthage Home

Bringing Carthage Home

The Excavations of Nathan Davis 1856–1859

Oxbow2011

Hardback264pp Illustrated285x220mm

9781842179925     Product Code: 503872

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Clergyman, adventurer and snake-handler Nathan Davis (1812–1882) proposed to the British Museum that he should acquire ‘Punic’ antiquities for its collections – and he did. This book recounts in detail the story behind Davis’s pioneering excavation of sites and removal of mosaics in Carthage.

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