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Thracian luxury – the carriage from Karanovo at the National Museum of Archaeology (Gallery)

Restaurated authentic elements of the famous Thracian carriage, discovered in Dylgata mogila (The Long Mound), as well as its smaller-scale replica, can be seen for the first time at the Sofia National Museum of Archaeology. The exposition The Magnificence of Eternity – the Two-Wheeled Carriage from the Village of Karanovo, the Region of Nova Zagora continues until the 20th of April. Discovered in 1976 by archeologist Mityu Kynchev, the carriage is one of a kind for the Bulgarian land – aristocratic and luxury.Here you can listen to Svetoslav Nikolov’s interview with Evgeni Dimitrov – president of Cultural Projects – one of the organizations that have carried out this undertaking.Photos from the exhibition: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. On photo 7: art restaurator Sylvia Bakalova works on the replica of the carriage at the Museum of Nova Zagora. On photo 9: representatives of the organizations that have carried out the project and that have organized the exhibition at its opening on 5 April 2011: Lyudmil Karavasilev – Manager PR and Sponsorship at the United Bulgarian Bank, Boni Petrunova – Deputy Director of the National Institue of Archaeology and Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Todor Chobanov – Deputy Minister of Culture, Evgeni Dimitrov – president of the Cultural Projects Association, Vesselin Ignatov – archaeologist at the History Museum of Nova Zagora, Nikolay Sharankov from the St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, Konstantin Gospodinov from the Regional Museum of History – Burgas, art restaurator Sylvia Borisova and restaurator Petya Nikolova from the National Museum of History.Authors of the photos: Evgeni Dimitrov (1, 2, 5, 6 и 7) and Miro Zlatev (3, 4, 8 и 9) from bulPhoto Bulgarian Photo News Agency.