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Karanova Mound - Nova Zagora

Author: Л. Иванова, 7.7 km From Borushtitsa.    , Адрес: Nova Zagora, Караново, GPS coordinates: N 42.5135566    E 25.9097340
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   In the region of Nova Zagora life is bubbling at the end of VII and the beginning of the VI th century BC Many testimonies of human activity revealed by archaeologists today. More than 500 are burial mounds, prehistoric mounds are 26; settlements from the Late Iron Age are 62, 74 Roman settlements and medieval settlements - 32. Found 13 more castles and 4 monasteries.

   One of the most significant cultural and historical sites in the country, and across Europe settlement mound near the village of Karanovo. It has been inhabited for 3,000 years and there are the following prehistoric periods overlap: Stone, stone, copper and bronze. Mound near the village of Karanovo has a height 13 m, length 250 m and 150 m wide, and cultural layers have a thickness of about 12 m first archaeological excavations were conducted in 1936-37 on Located 10 km from Nova Zagora, northwest. Here are found many bronze vessels, and an impressive Thracian chariot paved and decorated with bronze. In the nearest Karanovo area "Danyova mill" were discovered settlements and tombs of ancient and medieval times in which they are found objects, clay, glass and bronze.


  Found during excavations in Nova end household items, jewelry and more. Incl. famous Thracian chariots are at the Historical Museum in the center of Nova Zagora. It can be seen ornate buggy, the open end Karanovo as well as the world's largest chariot with four wheels, opened near the village of Korten.

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