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Middle Ages Section

The collection comprises around 11,500 artefacts of mediaeval culture of Bosnia and Herzegovina from the 6th to the 15th century.

The permanent exhibition Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Middle Ages is located in three exhibition halls. The first hall contains artefacts from the period from the 6th to the early 12th century; artefacts dating from the 12th to the 15th century are in the second hall; and the third hall houses architecture and sculpture dating from the 12th to the 15th century.

The National Museum has two outdoor exhibitions of stećak tombstones.

Mirsad Sijarić, DSc
Archaeologist specialising in the late Middle Ages
Acting director of museum, research associate
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Gothic lintel from the Royal Court at Bobovac

The upper palace of the royal court at Bobovac, a rectangular building 19 metres long and 5.6 metres wide, contained a small court chapel and had large two- and three-mullioned windows.

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Bronze mace head

From 1959 to 1981, the Čipuljić necropolis in Bugojno was the site of comprehensive, multilayered archaeological research.