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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/01/2018 | 2093 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Preslav Treasure

Episode 1: A true treasure

The Preslav Treasure, a collection of jewellery weighing some 640 g, was discovered and excavated in the late 1970s in Preslav, eastern Bulgaria. Now the find is to be examined more precisely in…

A true treasure
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/07/2018 | 4513 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Preslav Treasure

Ein wahrer Schatz

Project leadership:
Prof. Dr. Falko Daim
Location:
Mainz
Info:

The Project
The Preslav Treasure was found in winter 1978 by agricultural workers in the eastern Bulgarian town of Preslav, close to the former imperial palace. Comprising over 180 gold, silver, gold-plated and enamelled objects, the find was excavated and recovered by archaeologists. Now the find is to be researched as part of a Bulgarian-German cooperation project supervised by Prof. Falko at the Romano-Germanic Central Museum in Mainz. The partners are the National Archaeological Institute…