The exhibition presents the most valuable finds found during the last 20 years of regular archaeological excavations of Kaliakra under the scientific guidance of Prof. Dr. Bonni Petrunova, director of the National History Museum

An exhibition dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the restoration of the archaeological excavations at Cape Kaliakra was opened today in Kavarna Municipality

Today, August 7, 2023, an exhibition dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the restoration of the archaeological excavations at Cape Kaliakra was opened in the lobby of Kavarna municipality, under the scientific guidance of Prof. Dr. Bonni Petrunova, director of the National History Museum.

The treasure-rich exhibition traces the twenty-year explorations of the Kaliakra fortress, from their renewal in 2004 to the current archaeological season. Under the leadership of Associate Professor Petrunova, 10 sectors of the suburbs and the inner city were investigated and 2800 artifacts were discovered. Her research activity on the territory of the Kavarna Cape Kaliakra municipality began in 1989 as a member of the archaeological research team at Cape Chirakman and gradually grew into the position of scientific leader of the archaeological research of the Fortress, where she continues to work to this day.

Residents and guests of the municipality of Kavarna can see in the exhibition the emblematic discoveries of Cape Kaliakra under the guidance of Assoc. Dr. Bonni Petrunova: The killer ring from Kaliakra, which won first place in the "Wonders of Bulgaria" campaign, category "Discoveries" for 2014 year; the magnificent Jade Buckle, discovered in 2017; the unique Tatar booty discovered in 2018 – a rich treasure of gold and silver objects placed in a pot under the floor of a Tatar house; George's Ring - a gorgeous gold ring that raised the curtain a little more on the history of one of the Bulgarian capitals - Kaliakra, discovered in the royal necropolis in the city of the despot Dobrotitsa in 2019.

The exhibition can be viewed in the lobby of the municipality of Kavarna until November 2023.

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