New Louvre Exhibit Showcases Unknown Treasures of Thrace

April 16, 2015 3:45 PM

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‘The Saga of the Thracian Kings’ brings together 1,600 objects from 17 Bulgarian museums, documenting ancient art works from the Odrysian kingdom

In 2004, near the town of Shipka in central Bulgaria, archaeologists found the tomb of Seuthes III, one of the rulers of the ancient Odrysian kingdom dating from the fifth to the third century B.C. In addition to precious objects symbolizing the king’s lofty status, the tomb contained a bronze head ...

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