Khan Kubrat was born around585-600 AD. He was the father ofAsparuh, the founder of Bulgaria.As the Khan was dying, he orderedhis sons to bring a bundle of sticksand told them to break the bundlein two. When none of the sonscould break the bundle, the Khantook the sticks and broke them oneby one with his weak hands.The sons understood their fathersmessage: their strength dependedon their unity. Kubrats wanted hissons to be together, "so they neverbecome other peoples slaves".After Kubrat’s death (around 668)his five sons (Batbayan, Asparukh,Kotrag, Altsek and Kuber) didn’tlisten to their father’s advice They Khan Kubrat’s treasure found in 1912. It consists of more than 700 gold and silver objects.