The ruins of the Phoenician and Roman city of Volubilis, an archaeological site in Morocco situated near Meknes. Volubilis features the best preserved Roman ruins in this part of northern Africa. In 1997 the site was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. // PHOTO BY JACQUES BRAVO
Roman mosaic from The House of Orpheus showing Orpheus playing a lute in the centre with wild African animals surrounding him. From the triclinium or the dining room of the villa looking out across the fertile plains. Volubilis Archaeological Site, near Meknes, Morocco
Volubilis, Morocco. Volubilis is a partly excavated Roman city in Morocco situated near Meknes between Fes and Rabat. Built in a fertile agricultural area, it was developed from the 3rd century BCE onwards as a Phoenician settlement, and later, Roman.