Thracian treasure, a Gold Tiara

SOFIA.- An archaeologist displays a gold tiara engraved with a lion's head and other animals, part of a Thracian treasure at the Archaeology Museum in Sofia on November 11, 2012.

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed richess of Thracian gold objects dating back to the late 4th or early 3rd century BC in excavations near the village of Sveshtari on November 7, 2012, in northeastern Bulgaria.

Modern Bulgaria is viewed as the geographical cradle of Thracian civilization, which existed from the fourth millennium BC to the third century AD.

AFP PHOTO / DIMITAR DILKOFF.

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