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Aquincum-Budapest-Hungary. Museum - Lapidarium

A lapidarium is a place where stone (Latin: lapis) monuments and fragments of archaeological interest are exhibited - stone epigraphs, statues, architectural details like columns, cornices and acroterions, as well as tombstones and sarcophagi.

Such collections are often placed in the yards of archaeological and historical museums in the open air.

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