, or Τουβούσιππος
, Ptol. 4.2.31
), a town of Mauretania Caesariensis, 18 miles SE. of Saldae. (Itin. Ant.
According to Ammianus Marcellinus it was situated close to Mons Ferratus (29.5.11). From Pliny (5.2. s. 1
) we learn that it was a Roman colony since the time of Augustus.
It was once a place of some importance, but afterwards declined, though even at a late period it seems to have had a Roman garrison (Not. Imp.,
where it is called Tubusubdus). Variously identified with Burg, Bordj, Ticla,
and a place on the Djebel Afroun.