Thracian tomb found in Bulgaria

Published on June 23rd, 2011 | by Admin

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A Thracian tomb containing six leaves of a golden wreath and bronze figurines has been found in Bulgaria.

“The man buried must have been a prominent and wealthy Thracian public figure. As these golden and bronze jewellery and figurines are put only in the graves of the richest,” archaeologist and historian Stamen Stanev from Popovo History Museum told bTV.

The body in the grave was burnt but the funeral objects around it had been preserved – glass, bronze and ceramic artifacts.

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Story: Matti Friedman, AP | Photo: AP

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