Viking Hoard of Anglo-Saxon Coins ‘Rewriting’ England’s History Stolen by Treasure Hunters in Herefordshire
Two UK treasure hunters, or metal detectorists, have been found guilty of stealing a massive coin hoard worth some GBP 3 million, consisting of 9th century AD Anglo-Saxon coins seemingly hidden by a Viking, and carrying new information about the…
Hoard of 18th Century Ottoman, Western European Coins Found in Treasure Pot in Bulgaria’s Black Sea Town Ahtopol
A hoard of 854 silver and gold coins from the Ottoman Empire and Western Europe from the mid-18th century as well as jewelry have been discovered by archaeologists hidden in a treasure pot in late medieval ruins in the Bulgarian…
Mysterious ‘Game of Thrones’ – Type Find, Agate Jewel for Throne’s Spikes, Discovered in Bulgaria’s Rusocastro Fortress
A mysterious 14th century artifact made of agate, a firm semi-precious stone, has been discovered in the Rusocastro Fortress in Southeast Bulgaria, is reminiscent of “Game of Thrones” in the sense that it might have been a jewel decorating the…
Exhibition of 16th – 19th Century Gold Jewelry from Bulgaria Extended by National Museum of History in Sofia till October 2018
Bulgaria’s National Museum of History in Sofia has announced it is extending its exhibition (more photos here) showcasing gold jewels and the goldsmiths’ art from the Bulgarian lands from the 15th until the 19th century.
Preslav Gold Treasure – First Bulgarian Empire – Veliki Preslav, Bulgaria
The Preslav Gold Treasure was discovered by accident on April 11, 1978, in an area known as Kastana located right to the northwest of the ruins of the city of Veliki Preslav (“Great Preslav”) in today’s Northeast Bulgaria, which was…
Visitors Flocking to See Bulgaria’s Exhibition of Ancient Thracian Gold from Zlatinitsa – Malomirovo Treasure in Poland’s Capital Warsaw
A “long line of visitors” formed for the opening of an exhibition of part of the 4th century BC Zlatinitsa – Malomirovo Treasure, one of Bulgaria’s numerous stunning treasures from Ancient Thrace, opened by Bulgaria and Poland in the Royal…
Bulgaria Opens Exhibition of Ancient Thracian Gold from Zlatinitsa – Malomirovo Treasure in Royal Lazienki Museum in Poland’s Capital Warsaw
An exhibition of part of the 4th century BC Zlatinitsa – Malomirovo Treasure, one of Bulgaria’s numerous stunning treasures from Ancient Thrace, has been opened by Bulgaria and Poland in the Royal Lazienki Museum in the Polish capital Warsaw.
Bulgaria to Show Thracian Gold Treasure from Zlatinitsa – Malomirovo in ‘Insignia of Power’ Exhibition in Lazienki Museum in Poland
Part of one of Bulgaria’s numerous stunning treasures from Ancient Thrace, the 4th century BC Zlatinitsa – Malomirovo Treasure, is going to be showcased in an exhibition entitled “Insignia of Power” in the Royal Lazienki Museum in Poland’s capital Warsaw.
Marvelous 10th Century Preslav Gold Treasure Displayed after Conservation in Germany as Bulgaria’s Veliki Preslav Marks 40th Year since Its Discovery
The Preslav Gold Treasure, the greatest known treasure from the Golden Age (9th – 10th century) of the First Bulgarian Empire (632/680 – 1018) described by some experst as the richest find of jewels from medieval Europe, has been exhibited…
Hobby Archaeologists Find Treasure of Legendary Viking King Harald Bluetooth on Germany’s Ruegen Island in Baltic Sea
Two amateur archaeologists, one of them a 13-year-old boy, have discovered a large silver treasure on Germany’s Ruegen Island in the Baltic Sea which have been associated with Harald Gormsson, aka Harald Bluetooth, one of the last Viking kings of…
Bulgaria Marks 40 Years since Discovery of Preslav Gold Treasure from First Bulgarian Empire
Bulgaria marks on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, the 40th anniversary since the discovery of the Preslav Gold Treasure, the greatest known treasure from the Golden Age (9th – 10th century) of the First Bulgarian Empire (632/680 – 1018), and also…
16th – 19th Century Gold Jewelry from Bulgaria Showcased in New Exhibition by National Museum of History in Sofia
Bulgaria’s National Museum of History in Sofia has unveiled a new exhibition showcasing gold jewels and the goldsmiths’ art from the Bulgarian lands from the 15th until the 19th century.
Ancient Roman Gold Necklace Discovered by Archaeologists in Ancient City Heraclea Sintica in Southwest Bulgaria
A sophisticated Ancient Roman gold necklace from the 4th century AD has been discovered by the team of archaeologists excavating the Ancient Thracian, Greek, and Roman city of Heraclea Sintica, whose ruins are located near the town of Petrich in…
Impressive Late Antiquity Female Gold Jewels Found in Bulgaria
An impressive set of female gold jewels from the 5th-6th century AD has been turned in to Bulgaria’s National Museum of History in Sofia.
Bulgaria’s National Institute & Museum of Archaeology Publishes Catalog of Exhibition on ‘Female Beauty over the Centuries’
Bulgaria’s National Institute and Museum of Archaeology in Sofia has published a catalog of its current dedicated to the exhibition “A Mirror of Time: Female Beauty over the Centuries”.
Newly Restored 3,000-Year-Old Gold Breastplate from Huge Thracian Necropolis in Western Bulgaria Shown for the First Time
A newly restored golden breastplate and some 500 other artifacts, mostly adornments and jewels, discovered during rescue excavations of an enormous Ancient Thracian stone necropolis from the 1st millennium BC in Pernik District in Western Bulgaria have been shown for…
Lovech Museum of History Presents Exhibit on Ancient Thracian Aristocracy in Bulgaria’s Shumen
The Regional Museum of History in the city of Shumen in Northeast Bulgaria has unveiled an exhibition on the Ancient Thracian aristocracy with archaeological artifacts from the collection of the Regional Museum of History in the city of Lovech.