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Hotnitsa mound

Author: Росица Николова, 14.9 km From Kupinovo.    , Адрес: Veliko Tarnovo, с. Хотница
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According to historians Hotnitsa mound near the village near the town of Veliko Tarnovo is before 7000 years. Accidentally in 1955, archaeologists discovered the remains of an ancient civilization. Retains a village with 20 buildings housing are made of poles with woven walls of branches and plastered with mud. The roofs were made of straw. Between buildings had narrow streets and everything was arranged as small neighborhoods. Each building had a fireplace, hand grinder, pomegranates, pottery, objects made of copper, bone, flint and stone. In a housing archaeologists found various gold objects that weigh 350 grams. Found rings made from gold wire and plates with an interesting shape. Each plate is 1 large and 2 smaller opening. One plate is considered that this is the amulet of a priest.

Treasure is known worldwide as Hotnitsa treasure. In one of the homes there were five burnt human skeletons. According to the discovery of 1985, archaeologists are of the opinion that due to fire people from the village have left compulsory. Excavations continue to this day, have been discovered over 5,000 new findings. In 2000, 3 gold plates found in 2001 found gold spiral. In 2006 found interesting designed gold spiral -23.5 carat gold nuggets, which found that is older, so as research has found that this is the oldest gold in the ground. Allegedly scientists civilization with. Hotnitsa Bulgaria designed gold jewelry is even older than the Egyptian and Sumerian civilizations. The treasure is exhibited in the National Museum of History Sofia, and a copy can be seen at an exhibition in the Regional Historical Museum in the town of Pleven.

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