ARHITECTURAL DECORATIVE ELEMENT

Architectural decorative element

Inventory number

VD 6605

Location

National History Museum of Transylvania from Cluj-Napoca

Description

The piece made of limestone has a hemispherical shape and is decorated with seven ribs. In an advanced state of decay, it still shows some of its decorative elements. Such pieces were discovered in the sacred area and in the emplecton of the fortification from Grădiștea de Munte – Sarmizegetusa Regia. In the archaeological literature, it is assumed that such pieces had a decorative role, most probably, within some constructions from the sacred area of the settlement.