A LAPIDARIUM OF ROMAN STONE MONUMENTS IN THE CHAPEL OF RAVNE NA KOROŠKEM CASTLE

In the chapel of Ravne na Koroškem Castle, the permanent exhibition of a lapidarium of Roman stone monuments from Zagrad near Prevalje, as well as of individual stones from the Municipality of Ravne na Koroškem is on display.

The Zagrad Cemetery dates back to the 2nd and the 3rd century AD. The exhibited monuments having been preserved from this excavation site are a grave relief of two mourning people, a headstone portraying a scribe, and a square block with a grave relief of a nymph. The headstone with a grave relief of a dolphin and a trident was found in Preški Vrh, and the statues of two lions were found in the area of the former Ravne Steelworks factory.

Reproduced from: Koroška Regional Museum (www.kpm.si)