Thracian tomb with silver treasure fuond in Bulgaria

Published on November 5th, 2009 | by Admin

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Bulgarian archaeologists have discovered a tomb belonging to an aristocrat from Ancient Thrace.

The burial site of the Thracian aristocrat contains a number of interesting items including a silver treasure of vessels and artifacts that were place there to be used by the aristocrat in his afterlife.

Those include two silver cups with images of love god Eros, and a number of other ornate silver and bronze vessels.

The archaeologists have also found a chariot and fragments of a shield. The expedition called Karanovo 2009-2010 has just started to uncover their new find, and Ignatov expects a lot more valuable items to be discovered.

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