Sites & cities that bear the name of Šarkamen


Today in : Serbia
First trace of activity : ca. 3rd century C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Шаркамен

Description : Šarkamen (Serbian Cyrillic: Шаркамен) is a settlement situated in eastern Serbia, in the Negotin municipality of the Bor District. It is inhabited by 369 people, with a Serb majority (98,66%) The town houses an archaeological site known as Vrelo Šarkamen, spanning an area of 25 hectares. A Roman resident/memorial complex with a mausoleum on the slopes of Deli Jovan was built during the tetrarchy (early 4th century in Dacia Ripensis), of which today only ruins exist. The complex was discovered by Dragoslav Srejović. The mausoleum is dated to 293–311, and is dedicated to the mother of Emperor Maximinus Daia, who was born nearby. Notable imperial gold jewelry has been found, including a golden ring of the Emperor's mother.

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