Castra of Ighiu

Castra of Ighiu
Location within Romania
Known also as Castra of Măgulici [1]
Founded unknown[2][3]
Abandoned unknown[2][3]
Place in the Roman world
Province Dacia
Administrative unit Dacia Apulensis
Administrative unit Dacia Superior
— Wood and earth [4] structure —
Size and area 41 m x 50 m (0.2 [1] ha)
Place name Măgulici
Town Ighiu
County Alba
Country  Romania
RO-LMI AB-I-s-B-00048[3]
RO-RAN 4936.01 [2]
Site notes
Recognition National Historical Monument
Discovery year 1956 [1]
Condition Ruined
Archaeologists Mihail Macrea

The Castra of Ighiu was a fort made of earth in the Roman province of Dacia.[2][3] Its dating is uncertain.[2][3] The traces of the one time earthwork can be identified on the Măguligici Hill in Ighiu (Romania).[2][3]

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Măguligici Hill

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  1. 1 2 3 Castrul roman de la Măgulici, de Dan Anghel
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "4936.01". National Archaeological Record of Romania (RAN). 19 March 2009. Archived from the original on 2 February 2016. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "Lista Monumentelor Istorice 2010" [2010 List of Historic Monuments]. Romania's Official Journal, Part I. Ministerul Culturii şi Patrimoniului Naţional. 1 October 2010. p. 11.
  4. Dan, Matei (2006). "Trupe fără castre, castre fără trupe în Dacia" [Troops without castra, castra without troops in Dacia]. Buletinul cercurilor ştiinţifice ştudenţeşti: arheologie-istorie-muzeologie (in Romanian). Alba Iulia: Ministerul Edicaţiei şi Cercetării, Universitatea "1 Decembrie 1918" Alba Iulia, Facultatea de Istorie şi Filologie. 12: 55–70. ISSN 1454-8097.

Coordinates: 46°07′45″N 23°29′43″E / 46.12917°N 23.49528°E / 46.12917; 23.49528

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