Tunisia, Borj-er Rous or Tower of Skulls on Island of Djerba



Antique print, original steel engraving of Tunisia (or hi-res digital image). The Tower of Skulls was removed and the bones buried in the Christian graveyard in 1848. The spot is now marked with an obelisk.
Drawn by Thomas Allom (1804-1872) after a sketch by Sir Grenville Temple and engraved by E. Benjamin for ‘The Shores and Islands of the Mediterranean’ 1840 by G. N. Wright, published by Fisher, Son and Co.

Steel engraving
Original image size 161 x 107 mm
Digital image size 3820 x 2536 px
32.3 cm x 21.5 cm (300 dpi)

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