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The Roman Leisure Industry in Carnuntum

The latest archeological results brought further spectacular finds to light: A third amphitheatre, unknown until now, and a whole city quarter with taverns, large bakeries and shops, substantiate well-developed leisure infrastructure.

New exhibition 2017

Right on time for the season opening, the Archaeological Museum Carnuntinum inaugurates a new exhibit: "Rome's Eagle – Carnuntum and the Caesars' Army" highlights all major issues related to the powerful Roman military.

Austrian Museum Quality Seal

In 2016, the Roman City Carnuntum was awarded the Austrian Museum Quality Seal. This hallmark is bestowed upon institutions which set themselves apart from others by unrivalled means of museal presentation.

Carnuntum's scientists face-to-face

Franz Humer studied classical archaeology, ancient history and history of art at the Paris-Lodron-University of Salzburg. He has been maintaining close ties with the Roman City Carnuntum for nearly 30 years and was appointed its scientific director in 2001.

Carnuntum in Roman times

Carnuntum once ranked among the most important cities of the Roman province Pannonia. Built as a stronghold against the Barbaricum on the other side of the Danube Limes, it also was a crossover point of the Amber Road and occupied a major strategic, political and economic role.

Carnuntum once ranked among the most important cities of the Roman province Pannonia. Built as a stronghold against the Barbaricum on the other side of the Danube Limes, it also was a crossover point of the Amber Road and occupied a major strategic, political and economic role.

Carnuntum in Roman times

Object data base

Roughly 1000 of the altogether two million artifacts are annually laser-scanned and fed into the digital object database.

Roughly 1000 of the altogether two million artifacts are annually laser-scanned and fed into the digital object database.

Virtual archaeology and archaeological prospection

Modern scientific methods enable non-invasive examination of archaeological remnants below the earth's surface.

Modern scientific methods enable non-invasive examination of archaeological remnants below the earth's surface.

Publications

Every year, a number of Carnuntum-related magazines, scientific reports and catalogues are issued by a team of esteemed academics from different fields.

Every year, a number of Carnuntum-related magazines, scientific reports and catalogues are issued by a team of esteemed academics from different fields.

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