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    The Thracians, ruled by a powerful warrior aristocracy rich in gold treasures, inhabited an area extending over modern Romania and Bulgaria, northern Greece and the European part of Turkey from as early as 4,000 BC. They lived on the fringes of the Greek and Roman civilisations, often intermingling and clashing with the more advanced cultures until they were absorbed into the Roman Empire around 45 BCE.

    Treasures of Bulgaria - Thracian silver

    Bulgaria - Thracian gold jug, 9 cm. (ca. 350 BCE) from the treasure of Mogilanova's mound, a Thracian chariot burial, Vratza District.

    The Valchitran golden treasure was unearthed in 1925 in the village of Valchitran, Pleven., The biggest golden treasure known to the Bulgarian archaeology – 12,5 kg of pure gold with natural alloys of silver, copper and iron was found by chance while digging up a vineyard. It consists of 13 items:

    Bulgaria's Thracian heritage - Loukovit treasure. The Thracians, ruled by a powerful warrior aristocracy rich in gold treasures, inhabited an area extending over modern Romania and Bulgaria, northern Greece and the European part of Turkey from as early as 4,000 BC. Archaeologists have discovered a large number of artefacts in Bulgaria's Thracian tombs in recent decades, providing most of what is known of their culture, as they had no written language and left no enduring records.

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