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Temple of Goddess Demeter discovered in Sozopol

VisitBulgaria.net, 19 May 2011

Ancient temple was discover at the cape Scamni in Sozopol. The archaeologists suggest it is the temple of the Greek goddess Demeter and her daughter Persephone. In the temple were found statues and antique vessels painted with the face of the Goddess Demeter.

The sanctuary is located near the medieval imperial monastery of St. Apostles and the 20 000 martyrs. Last week here was found a funeral of a man.

The funeral was found on the the right side of an altar. On the mans' chest was a silver medallion witch were engraved with two saints – probably St. Peter and St. Paul.



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