Author: Ivan Hristov. Study of a find of post-medieval glass vessels from the Black Sea, Bulgaria

The Glass Treasure from Chengene Skele Bay

In 1997, the National History Museum purchased from Stoicho Stoichev, a diver from Burgas, a collective find of 88 whole and fragmented glass vessels, discovered, according to the diver, on the seabed in the waters of St. Anastasia Island, Burgas Bay. The exact location was not specified. The vessels were determined by N. Markov, then in the museum, as Venetian production, most likely from the island of Murano, and were dated by him to the end of the XIV-XVII centuries. individual samples are included in the permanent exhibition of the museum as rare specimens of high scientific and artistic value. The find remains unpublished.

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