- The Carthaginians founded this site as a trading post, and it was permanently settled in the fourth century B.C.
- After the fall of Carthage, the city came under Roman rule. Baths, temples and fountains remain from this time.
- The city ceased to exist soon after the Arab conquest of 635.
- Excavation has uncovered more than half of the ancient city, including a theater.
ANSWER Archaeological site of Sabratha, Libya