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Archaeological Museum – The archaeological treasure of ancient Thrace is kept here. During its existence the museum strengthens its position as a second in size and significance museum with a fund of over 80 000 museum units. There are exponents of national and world importance, such as a rich collection of Neolithic ceramics and religious plastic arts, the ritual fireplace of Nebettepe (Nebet Hill), richly decorated Thracian armour, etc. There is the impressive golden treasure of Panagyurishte from IV-th century B.C., which consists of nine uniquely decorated golden utensils with common weight of 6,164 kg. One can see the spectacular marble frieze with images of deities, embossed decorations from the Antique Stadium and from other remarkable buildings of Philippopolis.


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