Ancient Treasures of Eurasia:
Vulchitrun, Northwest Bulgaria
External links:
http://www.goldensands.b
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un.asp

http://www.iccs.bas.bg/pre
ss/page105.html
Place of discovery:
Vulchitrun, Pleven
District, Northwest
Bulgaria

Year of discovery:  1924

Circumstances:
By two brothers who were
working in their vineyard
near the village of
Vulchitrun, 22 km
southeast of Pleven,
Bulgaria.

Contents: 13
receptacles, different in
form and size, and
weighs in total 12,425
kg:

two round platters
five round domed
pieces, two with central
handles
three cups with handles
a jug with handle
three leaf shaped
vessels with handles
a bowl with two handles
(4,5 kg of gold)

Material: Gold with a
natural mixture of 9.7%
silver.

Dating: abt 1300/1100
BC

Culture: Thracians

Curator:  National
Archaeological Museum
Sofia, Bulgaria.
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