Sunday, 14 August 2022

Stećci Medieval Tombstone Graveyards

These medieval tombstones are scattered across Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the border parts of CroatiaMontenegro and Serbia

Stećci Tombstones in Croatia

This serial property combines 28 sites, located in Bosnia and Herzegovina, western Serbia, western Montenegro and central and southern Croatia, representing these cemeteries and regionally distinctive medieval tombstones, or stećci. The cemeteries, which date from the 12th to 16th centuries CE, are laid out in rows, as was the common custom in Europe from the Middle Ages. 

Stećci Tombstones in Serbia

The stećci are mostly carved from limestone. They feature a wide range of decorative motifs and inscriptions that represent iconographic continuities within medieval Europe as well as locally distinctive traditions. - in:

I'm still missing postcards from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro

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