The tophet, located not far from two lagoons called one “merchant port” and the other “military port” constituting the trace of the ancient Punic ports, is a sacred enclosure where the Carthaginians would have sacrificed their children to the protective deities Tanit and Ba ‘al Hammon according to a well-established historiography, but questioned by certain specialists, particularly Sabatino Moscati.

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https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carthage