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Archaeological sites near Dubrovnik with several important discoveries
By Zdenko Žeravica, Ph.D. | Published  11/25/2007 | History , Culture And Arts | Unrated
Konavle, part 1

 
Dr. Zdenko Žeravica invites interested cultural and archaeological institutions willing to organize an exhibition dealing with the history of Konavle (a part of Croatia south of Dubrovnik), to contact him via his e-mail

zdenko.zeravica@du.t-com.hr

or via tel. +385 20 425 194. The costs of exhibition are minimal possible, that is, they include only transportation.



A famous, richly decorated stećak tombstone in Brotnice


Brotnice, church of Sv. Luka


Stećak ornaments in Brotnice


Buganj Greb, water well


A stone relief near the church of Sv. Đurđe in Cavtat


A stone relief near the church of Sv. Đurđe in Cavtat


Chuch of Sv. Đurđe in Cavtat


Church of Sv. Đurđe in Cavtat


Cavtat, Sustjepan


A cross in the village of Ćilipi. The village has been totally destroyed durign the 1991-1995 Serbian aggression on Croatia. The place is well know for its beautiful folklore dresses, very interesting dances (Linđo), and the Dubrovnik airport is close to it.


Church of Sv. Barbara near the village of Dubravka


The largest necropolis in Konavle around the church of Sv. Barbara, near Dubravka. It has 84 monuments, placed in rows, direction east-west, on a hill slope.


Decorated tombstones near the church of Sv. Barbara, Dubravka


Tombstone with spiral decorations, Dubravka


Church of Mala Gospa in the village of Dunave


Church of Mala Gospa in Dunave


Tombstone ornaments, Dunave


Tombstone ornaments in Dunave


Tombstone ornaments in Dunave


Dunave, movable finds



Konavle inscription in Croatian Glagolitic Script, 11th century (written in 1060, the year is mentioned in the inscription), found near the church of Mala Gospa in Dunave. The inscription has been discovered by Niko Kapetanić, and described in Fučić, Branko, Niko Kapetanić, A glagolitic inscription in Konavle, Dubrovnik annals, Zagreb-Dubrovnik, 1999-3, and in Kapetanić, Nikola, Žagar, Mateo, Najjužniji hrvatski glagoljski natpis, Anali Zavoda za povijesne znanosti HAZU u Dubrovniku, sv. XXXIX, Zagreb-Dubrovnik 2001, str. 9-48.


Konavle Glagolitic inscription from 11th century, copied by hand


A view to Dunave with the church of Mala Gospa and the Sokol stronghold. The Konavle landscape is full cypress trees.


Dunave, Sokol stronghold (Sokol = falcon)




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