Západoslovenské múzeum v Trnave

Archaeology

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Archaeology

 

The archaeological collection of the Western Slovakian Museum in Trnava is one of the largest museum collection of archaeological findings in Slovakia. There are about 13 000 objects in its fund. The fund houses findings obtained from the accidental discovery during construction works and field research of the Western Slovakian Museum and other institutions. The collection consists of painted pottery from the Neolithic period (the village Abraham), medieval objects from Trnava, findings of stone tools, bronze jewelry, iron tools and weapons from the locations around Trnava. The archaeological collection was enriched by the findings of Germanic settlement from the Roman period in Hrnčiarovce nad Parnou, from the early Iron Age (Hallstatt) Smolenice hillfort - Molpír, from the hillfort of Prašník from the Bronze Age and unique findings from the Trnava town hall facilities originated in the 15th century.