The Maculje necropolis has 101 tombstones: 32 slabs, 52 chest-shaped, 11 gabled and six of which the shape could not be identified as they are partly buried.  They are of limestone, and stand in rows.  The principal shape is that of a chest on a plinth, followed by those of sarcophagus shape, with or without a plinth, and a few common slabs.  One only is decorated (with an 'apple').  The necropolis also contains 16 anthropomorphic tombstones, which some authorities call cruciform tombstones, all but one decorated; the decorative motifs are a cross, a stylized cross, a Greek cross, a circle ('apple') and a crescent moon.

These anthropomorphic tombstones are a distinctive type found only in the Travnik and Zenica area, with no analogy in the areas where stećak tombstones are found.


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NoNamed One (2 years ago)
very historical site of tombstone peaces
Eddie Gunner (2 years ago)
Nice place, medieval tombstones in good condition
Srecko Kovacevic (2 years ago)
? A very spiritual place. ☝️?
Petr Bureš (2 years ago)
Interesting place in amazing landscape
CoolIn Sarajevo (4 years ago)
Impressive high tombstone with beautiful motives placed in stunning and peaceful valley!
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