Ad Plumbaria was a civitas (town) of the Roman North Africa.[1] The town flourished from AD 300-AD 640.[2]

Tabula Peutingeriana showing Ad Plumbaria

The town is shown on the Tabula Peutingeriana,[3] as being on the road to Hippo Regius.[4]

The presumed ruins of the town were discovered in the mid-1800s in the middle of the Lake of Fetzara.[5]


  1. ^ E.W.B. Fentress , R. Warner, R. Talbert, T. Elliott, Ad Plumbaria , a Pleiades name resource.
  2. ^ Barrington Atlas location 2000, p. 489 (pl. 31 unlocated).
  3. ^ Johannes Dominicus Podocatharos Christianopulos, Conradus Peutinger, Tabula itineraria militaris Romana antiqua Theodosiana et peutingeriana(Cherubinus, 1809) page iii.
  4. ^ Matthias-Petrus Katancic, Orbis antiques ex tabula itineraria, quae Theodosii Imperatoris et ..., Volume 1(Universitas, 1824)page ixxxviii.
  5. ^ Hodder, Edwin (1876). All the World Over, Volume 1. T. Cook. p. 459. Retrieved Feb 7, 2019.