An Exhibition About Burnum Opened in Bologna

An exhibition dedicated to the archaeological site of Burnum, a former Roman military camp, which lies entirely within the boundaries of the Krka National Park, opened on Tuesday, November 13th, in Italy at the Department of Archaeology at University of Bologna.

The exhibition includes a cross-section of the Burnum archaeological site from the beginning of the 20th century to the present: original artifacts, such as weapons, tools, jewelry, and items of everyday use, and a rich collection of scientific papers, monographs, and thematic articles.

The first archaeological excavations at Burnum was carried out by the Austrian Archaeological Institute in 1912 and1913, and by the Archaeological Museum in Zadar in 1973 and 1974.  Since 2003, under the auspices of the Krka National Park and with the financial assistance of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, Burnum has been investigated by the Municipal Museum of Drniš, the Department of Archaeology of the University of Zadar, and the Department of Archaeology – Università di Bologna. Numerous students in undergraduate and doctoral studies from Italy, Croatia, and other countries have gained skills working in the Burnum area and at the international archaeological school.