ARCHEOLOGICAL EXCAVATIONS – EARLY CHRISTIAN BASILICA OF ST. PETER, LASTOVO ISLANDS

There is a belief that in village Ubli, on the site of archaeological excavations of an early Christian basilica of St. Peter, there is 12 gold statues of the apostles buried.

There is a belief that in village Ubli, on the site of archaeological excavations of an early Christian basilica of St. Peter, there is 12 gold statues of the apostles buried.

Elongated nave and a rounded apse is directed towards the east. The semicircular apse was attached externally buttresses. Inside the wall was a stone bench that was painted. The sanctuary was fenced barrier from the thin marble slabs, which were run through the slots of slender stone pillars of which are preserved only in fragments. Also there was built a chapel. Have been found and fragments of windows - marble lattice hollow on the chessboard. With this type of construction is considered that this basilica dates from the 6th c It is interesting that its input side is set and k is approached him from the narthex, vestibule with a portico of six columns in which the western corner of the tomb was built. On the southern side had four rooms of which were in direct central ritual function while in the corner found sarcophagi and tombs cut into the rock. There is a belief that the settlement Ubli, today the site of archaeological excavations of an early Christian basilica of St. Peter, buried 12 gold statues of the apostles.Poništi uređivanja

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