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Varna necropolis

Author: Росица Николова, 4.8 km From Varna.    , Адрес: Varna, бул. Княгиня Мария Луиза 41, GPS coordinates: N 43.2073802    E 27.9150068
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 Followed by the first civilization in Europe Necropolis town. Varna. Necropolis was discovered about 4 km. west of Varna, in 1974 while digging a canal near the lake were discovered gold and silver objects with very strange shape and decoration. Scientists definitely prove that the objects of the treasure represent different gifts to buried in the Chalcolithic cemetery of V millennium BC. BC.

Treasure is known as the treasure of the Varna Necropolis and civilization existed on these lands is called "Culture Varna". Already dug up 7500 square meters, are found 294 tombs and over 3000 gold finely crafted objects with a total weight of 6.5 kg. Most gold objects from the treasure was in the graves symbolically buried. In one of the graves were found only 990 gold objects weighing more than 1.5 kg. Revealed are the remains of a man 45 years, with growth -170 cm. On both hands had one solid gold bracelet and necklaces of shells and gold beads. Beautiful ornament in the shape of a wide collar was on his neck and chest as decoration. It was made of gold plates and gems. Archaeologists found and other objects made of copper, flint and various pottery. This leads us to the thought that the funeral is famous and wealthy chief or priest. Necropolis town. Varna is the richest necropolis in Europe, due to the large amount of processed gold, as well as the oldest processed gold in the world. Treasure you can see an exhibition in the halls of the Archaeological Museum of Varna.

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