Sites & cities that bear the name of Varna Necropolis

Varna Necropolis

Today in : Bulgaria
First trace of activity : 4,569 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 4,200 B.C.E

Description : The Varna Necropolis (Bulgarian: Варненски некропол) (also Varna Cemetery) is a burial site in the western industrial zone of Varna (approximately half a kilometre from Lake Varna and 4 km from the city centre), internationally considered one of the key archaeological sites in world prehistory. The oldest gold treasure in the world, dating from 4,600 BC to 4,200 BC, was discovered at the site.

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