A visit to the National Museum of History and back to the Rila Monastery.
"THE THRACIAN TREASURES - By the time I visited, there was an exhibition of Thracian treasures from the Vassil Bojkov collection"
"THE VASSIL BOJKOV EXHIBITION - Consisting of more than 230 pieces dating from the 15th through the 1st centuries BC, it showed some unique works of the ancient Thracian toreutics for the first time. The Bojkov Collection is one of the important world collections of ancient jewelry"
"GOLD - The collection contains all the object forms characteristic for the Thracian art of the period 5th – 1st century BC."
"THE TREASURE OF NAGYSZENTMIKLÓS consists of 23 early medieval gold items, in total weighing 9.945 kg, found in 1799 near the town of Sân Nicolau Mare (Nagyszentmiklós in Hungarian) in northern Banat, today in Timiş County in western Romania. After the excavation, the treasure was transferred to Vienna, where part of it has been on permanent display at the Kunsthistorisches Museum"