Roman mosaic in the House of the Athlete or Desultor, located near the forum, contains a humorous mosaic of an athlete or acrobat riding a donkey back to front while holding a cup in his outstretched hand. It may possibly represent Silenus also known as the wine God Dionysus or Bacchus. Looking towards the Basilica. Volubilis Archaeological Site, near Meknes, Morocco
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
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.