Sites & cities that bear the name of Aoudaghost


Today in : Mauritania
First trace of activity : ca. 5th century C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 15th century C.E
Recorded names : Awdaghast, Awdaghust, Tegdaoust, Taghaost, Taghaoust

Description : Aoudaghost (also transliterated as Awadaghust, Awdughast, Awdaghusht, Awdaghost, and Awdhaghurst) is a former Berber town in Hodh El Gharbi, Mauritania. It was an important oasis town at the southern end of a trans-Saharan caravan route that is mentioned in a number of early Arabic manuscripts. The archaeological ruins at Tegdaoust in southern Mauritania are thought to be the remains of the medieval town.

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