The ruins of the ancient city of Leptis Magna in Libya.  located in Khoms, Libya, 130 km (81 mi) east of Tripoli, on the coast where the Wadi Lebda meets the sea. The site is one of the most spectacular and unspoiled Roman ruins in the Mediterranean.

The ruins of the ancient city of Leptis Magna in Libya. located in Khoms, Libya, 130 km mi) east of Tripoli, on the coast where the Wadi Lebda meets the sea. The site is one of the most spectacular and unspoiled Roman ruins in the Mediterranean.

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A fennec fox walks against the wind in Morocco. The fennec, or desert fox, is a small nocturnal fox found in the Sahara Desert in North Africa. (© Francisco Mingorance/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest) How cute is he

Clock Tower Tripoli

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You can see the distinct separation of the two types of rock, one more affected by weathering and erosion than the other.

Gorgon head in the ruins of Leptis Magna in Al Khums, Libya

Gorgon head in the ruins of Leptis Magna. See here for Wikipedia article on Leptis Magna.

Roman Bust, Sabratha, Libya

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Horses and riders from Roman mosaic from Libya Strabo, in ''Geography'' book XVII, wrote on Numidian/Libyan Horse and the various tribes that rode or used horses in Numidia/Lubia :      ''Their horsemen are mostly with a javelin, using bridles made of rush, and riding bareback; but they also carry daggers... the Libyans in general, dress alike and are similar in all other respects, using horses that are small but swift, and so ready to obey that they are governed with a small rod.

Horses and riders from Roman mosaic from Libya Strabo, in ''Geography'' book…

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