Archaeological site-Suka e Cërmjanit fortress (Gjakova)

Status

Type of Protection: Permanent protection Date of Protection: E.K. 02-108/70

Type of Protection: Under termporarly protection Date of Protection: 2012-2014

History

On top of a hill around 500 meters above the sea level, in the northern part of the Cërmjan village, in one geostrategic position, the Suka e Cërmjanit is positioned, an archeological site known also as the Castel of Cërmjan. The fortification walls follow the contour line of the rocky terrain configuration in a surface of around 1.3 hectares. The Suka e Cërmjanit castle has all the features of a fortified settlement of the Late Antique date, although based on the earlier archaeological documentation, remains of a prehistoric date, respectively the occupation commencing from Iron Period continued uninterrupted until the Early Medieval Period. The castle has a distinctive site setting while can visually communicate with; Dollc and Jerina castles of Klina up north, with Radavc and Jabllanica of Peja castles up northwest, Gjakova is visible in the horizon towards southwest, fortress of Zatriq (Rahovec) is visible toward north-northeast and toward the south the countryside of hills and fields are visible up to the verge of the Pashtrik Mountains.

References

Unique number: 002085

Name: Archaeological site-Suka e Cërmjanit fortress

Class: Ensemble

Institution: AIK

Location

Country: Kosovo

Municipality: Gjakova

City/Village: Cermjan

Locality: Suka e Cermjanit

Postal Code: 50000

Name of Street:

Functional type and dating

Type:Arkitektuale - ENG

Period: Bronze Age

Century:

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