Provadiya – Solnitsata Prehistoric Settlement – Provadiya, Bulgaria

The prehistoric settlement of Provadiya – Solnitsata (i.e. “The Salt Pit”) is located 6 km southeast of the modern-day town of Provadiya, Varna District, in Northeast Bulgaria. It is a prehistoric settlement mound which in a later historical period was…

Varna Gold Treasure and Varna Chalcolithic Necropolis – Black Sea Coast, Varna, Bulgaria

Varna Gold Treasure and Varna Chalcolithic Necropolis – Black Sea Coast, Varna, Bulgaria

The Varna Gold Treasure is considered the oldest gold treasure in the world or the oldest human processed gold in the world dating back to the time of the Chalcolithic (Aeneolithic, Copper Age) Varna Culture – 4,550-4,320 BC. The Varna…

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