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09/2021

The terracotta represents a horse with a four-wheeled cart and a seated human figure. Made in a mould, with the details added afterwards by hand. The terracotta is of purified clay, with an even ocher colour. It originates from the region of Suhindol town, Veliko Tarnovo...
08/2021

A small clay head from an anthropomorphic figure is exhibited in the Prehistory Hall of the National Archaeological Museum. It is dated to the 5 th millennium BC (Chalcolithic period) and was discovered in Tatar kioi locality near Galabets village,...
05/2021

Epithaph Veliki Preslav, Selishte locality, near the northern foundations of a monastery church Middle – third quarter of 10th c. Limestone, 1.02 х 0.55 х 0.10 m In 1952, at the eastern end of the Selishte locality, S. Stanchev (Vaklinov) and V. Ivanova-Mavrodinova...
03/2021

The Early Bronze Age (3 rd millennium BC) was a period of intensive cultural and trade contacts between distant regions. The intensive contacts, the exchange of ideas and knowledge contributed significantly to the development of the jewellery production. The intensive...
01/2021

The statue is a Roman replica of the Relaxing Satyr by Praxiteles. Known as Periboetos (the Famous), it was one of his last works. The Satyr is depicted as a demon of nature, a joyful character already typifying the atmosphere of Hellenistic art, and the poetry of Theokritos. He...
12/2020

In the permanent exhibition of the National Archaeological Museum can be seen gold signet ring from Svetitsa Tumulus, near the town of Shipka, Stara Zagora Region from late 5 th c. BC. The ring belongs to grave goods found in a sarcophagus-like grave in the Svetitsa Tumulus....