Museum and Archaelogical Park of the Roman Camp of Câmpulung-Jidova

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Archaeology
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Roman Camp "Jidava" is one of the best preserved in Roman Dacia. The exhibition opened in 1970 includes archaeological objects found in area of the Limes Alutanus and transalutanus and especially objects discovered in the camp. You can see ceramics (lamps, brick and tile fragments with inscriptions, amphorae, pavimentum and mosaic pieces, water pipes), weapons (arrowheads, spears, knives), military equipment accessories etc. In the camp some Roman buildings were restored: Principia and Praetorium – the Commander headquarter, officers’ building, Horreum - grain storage etc. On the southern side a tower of the precinct wall was reconstructed and partially Praetorium gat...e towers (main gate), a semicircular tower of the southwest corner and the other towers of the gates Decumana, Dextra and Sinistra, on the sides of the north, east and west. The camp was built in 190 – 211 A.D., during the Emperors Commodus and Septimius Severus, and was destroyed by the invasion of the Carps in 244 – 245 A.D. The site was discovered in 1876 by Dimitrie Butculescu.


County:
Argeş
Locality:
Câmpulung
Address:
Şoseaua Naţională nr. 127 (cartier Pescăreasa)
Postal code:
115100
Access:
Piteşti - Câmpulung national road, on the border of the Schitu Goleşti commune.
Time table:
Tuesday - Sunday: 9:00 - 17:00;
Monday: closed
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Administrative subordination:
Argeş County Council
Importance:
County
Founded:
1970
Historic Monument Building: Clădire monument istoric
AG-I-m-A-13357.01 ; AG-I-m-A-13357.02
Museum code:
6904505
Director:
Cornel Popescu
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