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The archaeological site of Tamuda is situated at 4 km south-west the city of Tetouan, and 10 km as crow flies from the Mediterranean coast (figure 1). At this location the ancient city of Tamuda developed at the foot of the massive Rif mountains chain. It  is oe of the most important pre-Islamic archaeological sites in North West Africa (nowadays Morocco). The name of Tamuda appears for the first time on the coins struck in a local workshop in the I century BC, under the forms TMT, TMD, TMDA and TMGDT written in Neo-Punic characters.