ANCIENT CERAMIC CENTER - PAVLIKENI,

popularization and modernization

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Roman cultural history

The site is a rural estate (Lat. villa rustica), founded by a veteran from the Roman army. After his retirement at the end of the 1st c. A. D., the foremer soldier started his civil business as a farmer and stock-breeder. At the beginning of the following century this person realized that there is a very important local resource, i. e. the high quality clay in the region. Thus around his estate, the owner established one of the most prosperous ceramic production centres in the region. The red-slip decorated ceramics (kitchen ware, table ware, cult ceramics, etc.) is the most typical product for that place...

 

Contacts

Address:
Pavlikeni Municipality 
5200 Pavlikeni City
4 "Ruski" Blvd
e-mail: obshtina@pavlikeni.bg
pavlikeni@vestel.bg

 

History Museum-Pavlikeni
5200 Pavlikeni City
1 "Bacho Kiro" Str
e-mail: musei_pavlikeni@abv.bg
www.museumpavlikeni.com