The earliest reliable information about the Daorsi comes from Greek authors around the year 500 BC. The city of the Daorsi, their tribal centre, was a Hellenistic settlement. It had a strong fortification and experienced its golden age between the third and second centuries BC. During the wars between the Romans and the Illyrian tribe of the Delmatae, in which the Daorsi participated on the side of the Romans, around the year 50 BC the city was burnt to the ground. No settlement was subsequently erected at this location.

As the acropolis was not naturally protected, a fortification with Cyclopean walls was built around it. Its total length was 63 m, which the thickness varied between 170 and 180 cm. The wall was originally around 5 m high. Similarly to the ancient Greek city of Mycenae, the city of Daorson was built using megalithic blocks without any kind of connecting material. The cleansing of the southwestern tower of the fortification revealed the main doors of the Cyclopean wall, i.e. the entrance to the acropolis. Fragments of doors damaged by fire and a crushed Bronze helmet were found in the lower parts of the ruin.

Between the walls and the ravine, a floor with a large cavity was found. This was probably the base of a granite statute of which 4 smaller parts were found. It can be assumed that this was a sanctuary of Cadmus and Harmonia.

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