Leptis Magna: amphitheater; Roman, 1st century A.D.
The amphitheater was created from the quarry used for building in Leptis proper, a half mile away.
Leptis Magna: New Forum (Roman, 2nd/3rd centuries A.D.), with Medusa medallion
Leptis Magna: New forum, arch fragments with Medusa medallions
The forum was ordered built by the Roman emperor Septimius Severus, who was born at Leptis Magna, It replaced an older forum closer to the seashore.