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Revert-conic cup Silver with gilt. Village Yakimovo (District of Montana); height 8 cm, max. diameter 15.2 cm. 2nd-1st centuries BC. The head of the horseman looks, as the Thracian manner is, full face. He is heavily armed and carries his sword in its scabbard, while the horse (moving to the right) seems, like its rider, to be protected by a chain-mail.

Revert-conic cup Silver with gilt. Village Yakimovo (District of Montana); height 8 cm, max. diameter 15.2 cm. 2nd-1st centuries BC. The head of the horseman looks, as the Thracian manner is, full face. He is heavily armed and carries his sword in its scabbard, while the horse (moving to the right) seems, like its rider, to be protected by a chain-mail.

A 4200-year-old golden hoard, comparable to the fabulous treasures of Troy, has been discovered in Bulgaria to the delight of archaeologists desperate to outdo looters in the Balkan state. The miniature pieces were unearthed in an ancient tomb in Dabene, 120 kilometres east of the capital, Sofia. The objects, including 15,000 ornate golden rings, may have been made by a race predating the ancient Thracians.

A 4200-year-old golden hoard, comparable to the fabulous treasures of Troy, has been discovered in Bulgaria to the delight of archaeologists desperate to outdo looters in the Balkan state. The miniature pieces were unearthed in an ancient tomb in Dabene, 120 kilometres east of the capital, Sofia. The objects, including 15,000 ornate golden rings, may have been made by a race predating the ancient Thracians.

In 1918, in the vicinity of the village of Galiche a treasure was found , consisting of 14 silver Faller, image of a woman on horseback and rosettes - skillfully woven and gold-plated. Treasure dates from II-I century BC.

In 1918, in the vicinity of the village of Galiche a treasure was found , consisting of 14 silver Faller, image of a woman on horseback and rosettes - skillfully woven and gold-plated. Treasure dates from II-I century BC.

Funeral offerings, part of a symbolic funeral, Kazichene, 10-7 century BC. Golden bowl, bronze cauldron, clay urn, Exhibits of the National History Museum of Bulgaria

Funeral offerings, part of a symbolic funeral, Kazichene, 10-7 century BC. Golden bowl, bronze cauldron, clay urn, Exhibits of the National History Museum of Bulgaria

The village Kapinovo (District of Veliko Tarnovo): a funeral with treasure items dated the second half of the 4th century BC УНИКАЛЕН ЗЛАТЕН НАКИТ Е В ЦЕНТЪРА НА КЪПИНОВСКОТО СЪКРОВИЩЕ. Този накит обикаля света и много често е част от изложби в САЩ, Испания, Япония... Няма друг подобен накит в тракийския и гръцкия свят, откриван до момента.

The village Kapinovo (District of Veliko Tarnovo): a funeral with treasure items dated the second half of the 4th century BC УНИКАЛЕН ЗЛАТЕН НАКИТ Е В ЦЕНТЪРА НА КЪПИНОВСКОТО СЪКРОВИЩЕ. Този накит обикаля света и много често е част от изложби в САЩ, Испания, Япония... Няма друг подобен накит в тракийския и гръцкия свят, откриван до момента.

Nereide riding a hippocampos. Gilded silver ornamental plate (400-350 BCE). Treasure of Letnica  Thracian Hist .Distric  Museum,Lovec,Bulgaria

Nereide riding a hippocampos. Gilded silver ornamental plate (400-350 BCE). Treasure of Letnica Thracian Hist .Distric Museum,Lovec,Bulgaria

A 4200-year-old golden hoard, comparable to the fabulous treasures of Troy, has been discovered in Bulgaria to the delight of archaeologists desperate to outdo looters in the Balkan state. The miniature pieces were unearthed in an ancient tomb in Dabene, 120 kilometres east of the capital, Sofia. The objects, including 15,000 ornate golden rings, may have been made by a race predating the ancient Thracians.

A 4200-year-old golden hoard, comparable to the fabulous treasures of Troy, has been discovered in Bulgaria to the delight of archaeologists desperate to outdo looters in the Balkan state. The miniature pieces were unearthed in an ancient tomb in Dabene, 120 kilometres east of the capital, Sofia. The objects, including 15,000 ornate golden rings, may have been made by a race predating the ancient Thracians.

An extremely creepy tour of an abandoned Soviet monument in Bulgaria

An extremely creepy tour of an abandoned Soviet monument in Bulgaria

graffiti on the Park-Monument of the Bulgarian-Soviet Friendship in Varna, Bulgaria - visited with Lee and Plamen and Natali

The Preslav Treasure was found in autumn of 1978 at the vineyard in Castana, 3 km to the north – west of the second Bulgarian capital – Veliki Preslav. The excavations that followed revealed more than 170 golden, silver and bronze objects including 15 silver Byzantine coins belonging to Constantine VII, Roman II (945 and 959) and other artefacts dating far back to the period between 3rd and 7th centuries.

The Preslav Treasure was found in autumn of 1978 at the vineyard in Castana, 3 km to the north – west of the second Bulgarian capital – Veliki Preslav. The excavations that followed revealed more than 170 golden, silver and bronze objects including 15 silver Byzantine coins belonging to Constantine VII, Roman II (945 and 959) and other artefacts dating far back to the period between 3rd and 7th centuries.

Two Amazon heads. Gold drinking vessels (3rd BCE).  Panagyurishte Golden Treasure.  Height 14 and 22.5 cm  Archaeological Museum,Plovdiv,Bulgaria

Two Amazon heads. Gold drinking vessels (3rd BCE). Panagyurishte Golden Treasure. Height 14 and 22.5 cm Archaeological Museum,Plovdiv,Bulgaria