Vestiges of Glory

Among the world’s largest, best preserved ancient Roman cities, Leptis Magna flourished under Emperor Septimius Severus, who was born here. A vast theater, forum, and market became part of an urban center to rival Rome. Muammar Qaddafi saw sites like this as symbols of Western imperialism. Click and drag with your mouse to move around this panoramic image of the theater. Scroll up and down with your mouse to zoom in and out on the image.
360° image (composed of 132 frames): Greg Maka; Compositing: Corey Jaskolski, NG Innovation Fellow.