The deƖicɑtely cɾafted gold beads on clothing show that jewelɾy-making skills developed duɾing this period.
The Eleke Sazy Plateau, with approximately 200 burial mounds, is a treasure trove of historical significance and archaeological wonder. Among the rich history and secrets these ancient mounds held, a remarkable discovery was recently made, adding a new chapter to the region’s storied past.
Just prior to this find, an extraordinary artifact surfaced in the Kalaykhana Fortress. This hidden treasure, a clay pot filled with gold, was concealed beneath the charred remains of a room that dated back to the late 14th century. The magnitude of these discoveries hints at the vast wealth and significance of this region throughout the ages. They offer a tantalizing glimpse into the lives, customs, and values of the people who once inhabited this land, leaving us with a sense of awe and a thirst for further exploration into its depths. The Eleke Sazy Plateau and its neighboring fortresses continue to captivate the imaginations of historians and archaeologists, promising more revelations and insights into the rich tapestry of human history.
Accordιng To The NaTionɑl Museum of Histoɾy of BuƖgariɑ (NMH), TҺis jar contaιns up to 957 objects, including 873 siƖver coιns, 28 goƖd coins, 11 gold eɑrrings, 11 oɾnaments ɑnd buTtons, 28 sιlver and bronze Ƅuttons.
The treasure, which now astounds historians and archaeologists alike, was unearthed during an extensive and meticulous archaeological undertaking that spanned an impressive 15 years. This remarkable project was carried out within the walls of the historic Kaliakra Fortress, a site steeped in history and intrigue.
Funding for this ambitious endeavor was secured in 2018 through a collaboration between the Ministry of Culture, the Municipality of Kavarna, Bulgaria, and the National Museum of History. Their combined efforts provided the necessary resources to explore this treasure-laden fortress.
The discoveries from these excavations have already begun to reshape our understanding of this region’s past. This treasure trove offers tantalizing glimpses into the lives, traditions, and wealth of the people who once inhabited the Kaliakra Fortress. The ongoing archaeological endeavors promise further revelations and a deeper understanding of the historical tapestry of this enigmatic site.