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Golden treasure found in Thracian tomb

Archaeologists working in Bulgaria’s Sveshtari tomb have uncovered a trove of gold artifacts.

The researchers found fragments of a wooden box, containing charred bones and ashes, along with a number of extremely well-preserved golden objects, dated from the end of the 4th and the beginning of the 3rd century B. C.. They include four spiral gold bracelets, and a number of intricate applications like one which shows the head of a female goddess adorned with beads, applications on horse riding gear and a forehead covering in the shape of a horse head with a base shaped like a lion head. The objects weigh 1.5 kg, but the excavations continue.

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Story: Novinite | Photo: BGNES

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