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Unique adornment dating back to the 2nd century at the museum in Veliko Tаrnovo

Avgustina Asenova, VisitBulgaria.NET

A unique adornment was added to the collection of the regional museum of history in Veliko Tarnovo, dating back to the 2nd century. The adornment is a tiger eye gemstone with the image of the Roman deity Genius.

The precious jewellery was found during the studies carried out by Prof. Pavlina Vladkova in the ancient city Nicopolis ad Istrum.

The project was financed by the Ministry of Culture.

During the excavations were also found rare objects like different clay pots and lamps, as well as other bronze tools.

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