Glasinac culture


Extent of Glasinac culture

The Glasinac culture (Serbo-Croatian: Glasinačka kultura) or Glasinac group (Glasinačka grupa, Гласиначка група), was an Iron Age archaeological culture named after the Glasinac locality in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Iron Age cult carriage with birds (8th-5th century BC) belonging to Glasinac culture

The area of the Glasinac culture included parts of present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Kosovo and Albania as well as entire present-day Montenegro. The culture is associated with the Autariatae, one of the most powerful Illyrian tribes.[1]


  1. ^ Aleksandar Stipčević (1977). The Illyrians: history and culture. Noyes Press. p. 108. ISBN 978-0-8155-5052-5.

Further reading

  • Vasić Rastko P. (2002). "Beleške o Glasincu". Balcanica. 32-33: 7–36.[permanent dead link]

External links

  • Govedarica, Blagoje, ed. (2014). "Glasinac i Glasinačka kultura" (PDF).
  • Borivoj Čović, Glasinačka kultura (About Glasinac culture - in Serbo-Croatian)