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Sarcophagus, Unique Gold Jewellery Unearthed in Bulgaria

Society | June 28, 2007, Thursday // 00:00| Views: 7229 | Comments: 0
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Bulgarian archaeologists have found Thursday a stone sarcophagus full of unique gold jewellery and ceramic and glass utensils in a mound near the village of Stroyno.

The cremated bones of a woman, who was buried in 1st - 2nd century, were placed in the sarcophagus.

The archaeologist Daniela Agre claims that was a unreal typical for the richest families in the Roman Era.

The team of Professor Agre, who are doing excavation works in the area, stumbled upon the unique artefacts while researching the so called Raykova mound.

They hope the relics of the eminent person the mound was made for will be discovered in few days.
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