Fort of Răcarii de Jos - Brădeşti
The fort of Răcarii de Jos is located 100 m east from the railway station, 2 km from Jiu river, at the Scăieşti bridge.
Discoveries made at the archaeological site:
Category / Type Period (Date) Culture / Cultural phase
-Stone fort Early Roman Age (2nd century) Unspecified
The Roman fort has 4 construction phases (two of ground and two of stone) which led, in time, to the change of the original plan.
-Open settlement Migration age Unspecified
-Inhumation tomb Hallstatt Unspecified
A burial tomb, oriented approximately East-West, in which a 1-2 year old child was found, in dorsal decubitus, with the forearms placed on the pelvis and with his knees spread. The inventory consists of three whole pots, an iron knife and a bronze bead picturing an animal offering.
- Construction Roman age the fort headquarter bulding