(Sidi Shimane) Morocco.
in the S of Mauretania Tingitana, about 40 km NW of
Volubilis on the Roman road to Tingi. Limited excavations in 1920-21 yielded remains of a small Roman settlement dating from the 2d-3d c. A.D.: baths with mosaic floors, various indeterminate buildings, and traces of a
surrounding wall. In 1957 the site was dug deeply and
traces were found of a pre-Roman settlement going back
to at least the 2d c. B.C.
L. Chatehain, Le Maroc des Romains
(1944) 127-29; M. Euzennat, “Chroniques,” Bulletin
2 (1957) 205-6; R. Rebuffat,
VI (1965) 694-95.