Late antique and medieval fortress "Bukelon" near the village of Matochina, Svilengrad region List of all National History Museum collectionsSewing CollectionChest and other honors and awards collectionNumismatics and Sphragistics CollectionUrban Wear and Uniforms Collection"Bronze Age" collection from the middle of the XNUMXth millennium BC. until the end of the XNUMXnd millennium BC."Photographs from the Revival" Collection "Documents from the Revival" CollectionCollection Bulgaria (XV – XVII century)"Anchors and Poles" CollectionCollection "Graphics" (stamps)Collection "Fund Library - Old"Collection "Traditional Clothing"Weapons CollectionCollection "Documents after 1944"Collection "Documents from the period 1878 - 1944."Collection "Jewelry XVIII - XX century"Fabric CollectionFlags CollectionCollection "Watches""Posters" CollectionCollection "Photographs from the period 1878 - 1944."Collection "Fund Library - New" To collections Plan a visit The collection is dedicated in connection with the archaeological survey of the "Bukelon" fortress near the village of Matochina, which began in 2017 and continued in the following years 2018, 2019, 2021. Academic supervisor is Ch. Assistant Dr. Mariela Inkova with the participation of Panayot Antonov from the National History Museum, chap. assistant Dr. Georgi Sengalevich from NAIM, Irena Ruseva from IM-Svilengrad and Dr. Kalina Yordanova from the National History Museum. The movable cultural values discovered during the excavations reflect the multi-layered nature of the site: from the late phase of the Early Iron Age, the Late Roman - Late Antique period, the Medieval era and the Ottoman period. Among the more interesting finds, a pencil dove of the Great Falconer of the Byzantine Emperor from the end of the XNUMXth century and a bone handle for a tool or tool (?) with the image of a dog, XNUMXth century, deserve attention. The collection includes a small part of the finds related to life in the fortress , the coins are kept in the Numismatics and Sphragistics collection, and most of them are in the IM - Svilengrad. Earring, silver, gilt, XIII - XIV century. Clasp, XNUMXth century. Toka tile, copper alloy, V – VI c. Element of polycandelon (chandelier), copper alloy, IV – VI c. Tip, copper alloy, VI - VII c. Goldsmith's pliers, copper alloy, IV - VI c. Bone handle with the image of a dog, IV c. Belt appliqué, copper alloy, gilding, XNUMXth – XNUMXth century. Belt applique, copper alloy, XNUMXth century. Molyvdobulus of the Great Falconer of the Byzantine Emperor, end of the XNUMXth century. On the back - a metrical text in Greek: "Purify, confirm the letters of the protogerakaria [the first falconer], decorate also the acts" Molyvdobulus of the Great Falconer of the Byzantine Emperor, end of the XNUMXth century. On the front side - an image of the Holy Virgin Oranta. Pot, clay, XNUMXth c.