Archaeological Sites on the Territory of Stalać and Grad Stalać Cover Image

Археолошка налазишта на простору насеља Сталаћ и град Сталаћ
Archaeological Sites on the Territory of Stalać and Grad Stalać

Author(s): Ljubiša Vasiljević
Subject(s): Archaeology, Cultural history, History of Church(es), Local History / Microhistory, Ancient World
Published by: Народна библиотека „Радислав Никчевић“ Јагодина

Summary/Abstract: The settlements Stalać and Grad Stalać are located in the territory of the Municipality of Ćićevac. They are separated by the river Južna Morava. They are also 2.5 km away from the place where Zapadna Morava and Južna Morava merge into the river Velika Morava. In this area are registrated a significant number of archaeological sites. In this area significant archaeological sites were registrated. The area of the present Stalać were inhabited during the period of the Bronze Age. The settlements from this period are most likely located on the site of Toplik. Archaeological research has been made on the prehistoric fortification of Gologlava. On this locality are noted existence of layers from the period of The Midlle Bronze Age (Vatin Culture Group) and the beginning of The Early Iron Age Ia. In the Grad Stalać we have remains one of the most important medieval fortification in Serbia. Fortification Stalać has dimensions of 400 x 200 metres, oriented north – south. It is consisted of a Small and Large City. Researchers have found important objects and buildings from the end of the XIVth and the begining of the XVth century. It should be noted that archaeologists had found prehistoric pottery dating from the period of The Early Iron Age. Right next to the ramparts of the Town is a church, whose oldest parts could be linked to the period of the existence of the medieval fortress. Close to the church were found two Romans pottery kilns. The site at Ukosa was inhabited during the Early Iron Age as well as in the Late Iron Age. It was also inhabited during the Roman period. It is important to note that VIth century fortified settlements have also been found at Ukosa. Additionally there have been finds from the period from the VIIIth to the Xith century. At the site of Kućište there is a necropolis.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 7-18
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Serbian