Bulgarian Treasures by LiliPresentation Transcript
Golden Mask of a Thracian king Archeologists have discovered a 2,400-year-old golden mask that was likely made for a Thracian monarch's funeral. The mask is a full face with moustache and beard. The rare artifact is made of 600 grams of solid gold . Georgi Kitov and his team find this mask in the summer of 2004 near the village of Shipka . The mask may belong to King Seutus III, the Thracian king who ruled in the fifth century .
The Panagyurishte gold treasure is one of the most famous treasures in the world. It was found accidentally near the town of Panagyurishte in the Pazardzhik Province. All of the objects are with scenes of the Thracian myths, customs and life. It is dated from the 4th-3th centuries BC. It is kept in the Plovdiv Archaeological Museum .
The Varna Chalcolithic Necropolis which experts qualify as "the world's oldest gold" and a trace of "Europe's most ancient civilization" was a sensational discovery. It is situated about 500m to the north of Lake Varna. In 294 graves were discovered more than 3000 golden objects dating back 6000 years. In Varna Museum of History is exhibited the whole inventory from some of the most significant graves .
The Rogozen treasure , was also discovered by chance. In this case the finder was a tractor driver, who discovered a collection of sixty-five silver receptacles. On January 6, 1986, in a second trench near the first one, a hundred more receptacles were found by the archaeologists of the local museum. The treasure consists of hundred and eight phials, fifty-four jugs and three goblets. All the objects are silver and some with a golden gilt. Their total weight is twenty kilograms.
The Antique theatre has been built in the begining of Second century in Plovdiv. It has been one of the most considerable building with beautiful architecture. It has contained between 5-7 thousand sits. The scene has been decorated with curtains and statues. The theatre is object of enormous interest.