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Bounty Of Golden Artifacts Unearthed From 2,400-year-old Bulgarian Tomb
2012-11-09 20:17:25

Bulgarian archeologists announced that they have unearthed a bounty of golden jewelry, sculptures, and other artifacts from a 2,400-year old tomb located in northern Bulgaria.

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2008-08-07 12:05:06

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists working in an ancient Thracian tomb uncovered a well-preserved 1,900-year-old chariot, according to the team’s leader on Thursday.

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2005-08-17 15:59:49

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed about 15,000 tiny golden pieces that date back to the end of the third millennium B.C. - a find they said Wednesday matches the famous treasure of Troy.

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2005-07-25 09:52:42

Archaeologists have unearthed a 2,400-year old golden treasure in an ancient Thracian tomb in eastern Bulgaria, the director of the country's History Museum said Monday.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.