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Commenting article: Bulgaria Shows Off Stunning New Archaeology Finds

The Bulgarian Archaeology 2010 exhibit was opened Monday in the National Archaeology Institute museum in Sofia showing finds from the past summer.

The finds include an golden earing featuring a two-headed eagle that belonged to a relative of Bulgarian Tsar Ivan Shishman from the late 14th century, and a seal ring with a griffin that belonged to Tsar Mihail Shishman, early 14th century.

Both of these finds belong to the team of Professor Nikolay Ovcharov, aka "The Bulgarian Indiana Jones", who excavated the Ancient Thracian holy city of Perperikon in the Rhodope Mountains and the St. Peter and St. Paul monastery complex in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria's late Middle Ages capital.

Yane - 14 Feb 2011 // 23:37:52

Interesting stuff, but I have to point out, that the title "khan" has never been used by Bulgarian rulers, it is not documented anywhere, it's just an assumption, just like the assumption that Proto-Bulgarians were nomadic.

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