SREBRENICA, Bosnia (October 13,2008) - Archaeologist found remains of architecture, building fragments and mosaics with unique ornaments from Roman period in Skelani, Srebrenica municipality, on depth from 80 to 180 metres.A whole Roman town is situated in soil below Skelani.
''We discovered the biggest preserved Roman floor mosaic in the southeastern Europe, and probably in the whole Europe. These are 40 m² of mosaics unique by the diversity of colours”, Mirko Babic, leader of the archaeological team and director of Regional museum from Bijeljina, said.
The remains from three periods were discovered, and the remains of the premises, walls and mosaics of the central hall of the Roman municipality from 1st Century were also discovered.
Babic says that they also found traces of buildings and streets from Roman period which points that, in the Roman period, there was very important, developed and rich centre in Skelani.