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4 от най-изумителните тракийски съкровища

Bulgarian Treasures TOURS ~ guided cultural tours ~ each tour includes visits to a number of cultural and historical monuments

The story of the third treasure is most unusual. In the autumn of 1985 a tractor-driver of the village of Rogozen, Vratza region, was digging a canal in his vegetable garden in the yard of his house, almost in the center of the village.

Part of the Rogozen Treasure discovered in a Century BC Thracian silver jug or pitcher, gold leafed, depicting the Thracian Grear Goddess driving a chariot. Museum of History in Vratza, Bulgaria

Gold tableware in the form of a lidded small amphora. Mycenae, Grave Circle A, Grave IV, 16th C. BCE Athens, National Archaeological Museum, Prehistoric Collection (by Metropolitan Museum Athens)

(Millennium Oldest Gold) Greek Gold Tableware in the form of a lidded small amphora. Mycenae, Grave circle A, Grave IV.

THE ROGOZEN TREASURE.The Rogozen collection is the richest Thracian treasure found so far. Unearthed in the period 1985 - 1986, it consists of as many as 108 phialae, 54 small jugs and 3 cups. The objects are mostly made of silver with gilt coating. They were collected during a period exceeding a century - from the beginning of the 5th century to the mid-4th century BC.

The Thracian treasures from Rogozen are mostly made of silver with gilt coating.

Bronze helmet from the Tomb of Seuthes III, 3 | by diffendale

Bronze helmet from the Tomb of Seuthes III, 3 | by diffendale

Gold cup from Atocha ship wreck, restored by Joseph Ternbach, the Queen's Museum in New York.

(Atocha shipwreck) Gold Cup from Atocha shipwreck restored by Joseph Ternbach.

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