Archive for the 'THRACIAN TREASURES' Category

Mogilanska mound – A Burial of a Thracian princess

Mogilanska Mogila (The Mogilan Mound) Mogilanska Mogila is a half destroyed mound in the town of Vratza which was located in the yard of a house in the very centre of the old part of the town. For the most people it was just an elevation but the archaeologists knew that there is a tumulus [...]

The Rogozen silver treasure

The village of Rogozen is located 43 kilometers to the north of the town of Vratsa, in the middle of the Danubian Plain, between Ogosta and Iskar Rivers. The treasure is unearthed in the centre of the village in an empty plot of land, used many years as a vegetable garden. It was an accidental [...]

The Panagyurishte gold treasure

The golden treasure from Panagyurishte was found in 1949 two kilometers to the south of Panagyurishte. It is dated back to the end of the 4th and the beginning of the 3rd century BC . The treasure consists of an extremely beautiful set with rich decorations and ornaments. It was used in feasts or in libations and [...]

The Lukovit silver treasure

Thracian silver treasure, dates back to the second half of the 4th century BC. It is found accidentally in 1953 near the town of Lukovit. It consists of two groups of items: Horse-trappings appliques and Vessels (9 vessels — 5 phialai, 3 jugs and a bowl) The items are made of silver and some of [...]

The Letnitsa silver treasure

The Letnitsa treasure was an accidental discovery. In 1963 workers from a farm in the village of Letnitsa decided to build a new sheep house. While digging, at 50–60 centimeters, they came across a bronze vessel turned upside down. It was full of little silver items, some of them decorated with gold. They shared the [...]