Exhibition

The Molnik Belt Plate

The Molnik Belt Plate

The Molnik belt plate was discovered in a cremation grave near the Molnik hillfort southeast of Ljubljana. The grave dates to the late sixth or early fifth century BC. The bronze plate, which originally bore a scene of a hunter equipped with bow an...
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Repoussé Earrings from Grofove njive, Slovenia

Repoussé Earrings from Grofove njive, Slovenia

Three sheet bronze earrings bearing geometric repoussé decoration were unearthed at the University of Bradford, having been visible in X-rays of a soil block containing human remains from the site of Grofove njive, near Drnovo in Slovenia. The soil...
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The Kaptol Horse

The Kaptol Horse

This tiny fragment, measuring just over 13mm x 30mm x 32mm, depicts a horse and rider. It comes from a rich cremation grave dating to the late seventh or early sixth centuries BC, under Tumulus 12 in the Gradci necropolis near the Kaptol hillfort i...
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The Vače situla

The Vače situla

Possibly the most famous example of its kind, and now residing in the National Museum of Slovenia, the Vače situla was described by the archaeologist Jože Kastelic as a work of art in which ‘the artist most perfectly and intimately expresses himsel...
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