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Bochra Laghssais ⋇ ⴱⵓⵛⵔⴰ 11h
Virtual Auction tickets sold out for my class about the "Tamazight Tifinagh". The funds raised would go directly to support the creation of the Sefrou Museum of Multiculturalism.
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Ancient North Africa 10h
A coin from around 310-270 BC, representing Tanit, the main goddess in Punic culture, alongside her consort Baal-Hamon. The cult of Tanit spread throughout North Africa in the 5th c. BC. She was considered a mother goddess associated with fertility.
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Rchima Design Nov 22
We are delighted to announce our support of the creation of the Sefrou Museum of Multi-culturalism via donating some of our items to be sold at the auction organized by .
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Ancient North Africa Nov 22
The bust of King Juba of Mauretania (Maurusia), found in Volubilis, . Juba was restored to the throne of Numidia in 30 BC, but when it became a Roman province in 25 BC, he was given the throne of Mauretania instead along with his wife Cleopatra Selene.
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Ancient North Africa Nov 24
A coin of King Capussa (or Kabussan) of East-Numidia. This king, cousin to the famous Massinissa, ruled only briefly in 206 BC, during the Second Punic War, which explains the rarety of his coins.
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Nour 🍁💀 Nov 24
Replying to @nourwrites
she said "as far as i know it's tradition, but i've grown to find out that they were haram" (and she tried to cover them with her scarf, it made me sad) i reassured her that they were beautiful and that it's okay they had gotten them because they didn't know at the time.
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Ancient North Africa Nov 21
Lebu chiefs as depicted on the tomb of King Sethi I of (19th dynasty, around 1300 BC)
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Visit Nador Nov 19
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T.Kawthar ⵜ. ⴽⴰⵡⵝⴰⵔ Nov 23
Another water type boi 👀 Please don't mind some anatomy mistakes I made on this work... it's pretty old!
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Ancient North Africa Nov 23
A bronze coin minted in Caesarea (Cherchell, ) in the name of king Ptolemy, the last king of Mauretania (24-40 AD). Ptolemy was executed by order of Emperor Caligula for unclear, likely personal, reasons, after being invited to .
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Afrikya Tunisia Nov 21
.. jumping from the sparkling capital to the former one : Kairouan, inside its medieval .. Here, too, is flourishing and ravishing, depicting 's ancestral . A shot by Afif Mehri.
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Amazigh World News ⵣ Nov 19
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Nour 🍁💀 Nov 24
Replying to @nourwrites
when she was around 18-20 years old. She was at her family home and saw that their cousins were getting some too, on their foreheads, cheeks, etc. So her aunt and mother made her get those four dots on her forehead.
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Ancient North Africa Nov 20
Corippus, was a Berber- writer and the last important Latin author of Antiquity. His epic poem Iohannis details the war between the and the Eastern Romans, and the defeat of the Moors near . Learn more:
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Concierge Morocco Nov 24
Arab, Jewish, Amazigh cultures meld in new Sefrou Museum of Multiculturalism. Join auction Friday 27 Nov
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Ancient North Africa Nov 20
A coin from Lixus, , with Punic and lettering. One side of the coin shows what was speculated to be an early form of the traditional hat, the Fez, which would spread to the Empire almost 2000 years later.
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Jamal Bahmad - ⵊⴰⵎⴰⵍ ⴱⴰⵃⵎⴰⴷ Nov 20
"My mother died today. Or maybe yesterday, I don't know. I received a telegram from the old people's home: "Mother deceased. Funeral tomorrow. Very sincerely yours." That doesn't mean anything. It might have been yesterday." Albert Camus, The Stranger
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Amazigh World News ⵣ Nov 25
Writer Wins a Prestigious Fellowship
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Ancient North Africa Nov 25
Replying to @history_of_na
In 218 BC, the conflict between and started over the control of Sicily. King Gaia takes the side of Carthage. Syphax unifies the Massylii in modern day Northern , and declares himself King, siding with Carthage as well.
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Ancient North Africa Nov 25
Replying to @history_of_na
In 203 BC, the first battle of Cirta takes place (the second will be between Jugurtha/Bocchus and the in around 100 years). It's victory for Massinissa and . Syphax is captured. Massninissa annexes part of his kingdom, and founds the Kingdom of .
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