The Romans on Schöckl Mountain


Opening: 23.07.2020, 7 pm

In cooperation with the Institute for Antiquity at Graz University

Curated by: Manfred Lehner, Daniel Modl, Karl Peitler and Robert Pritz

The exhibition will be accessible from 24.07.2020.

About the exhibition

Since 2015 the Institute for Archaeology at Graz University has been researching the Roman excavation site on Schöckl Mountain in Styria. Above all, findings from digs carried out in the summer of 2017 and the spring of 2018 confirm the existence of an extensive, elevated holy place on and around the eastern summit.

It consists of a cult building constructed at a pre-historic burnt offering site from the 2nd and 3rd century A.D., and several minor consecration places. From one of them come unique and remarkable finds – black glass bangles, hundreds of colourful glass beads, coins, lead votives, iron rings and small figures from the 3rd and 4th century – which are presented for the first time in the context of a special exhibition.


Archaeology Museum, Schloss Eggenberg

Eggenberger Allee 90
8020 Graz, Österreich
T +43-316/8017-9560


Opening Hours
27. March 2021 to 31. October 2021 Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am - 5pm
01. November 2021 to 31. March 2022

closed, but accessible as part of a guided tour by prior appointment until 19 December 2021


24th May 2021
1st November 2021 (

with guided tour

8th December 2021 (

with guided tour

26th December 2021 (

with guided tour


24th/25th December 2021
31st December 2021