You know my thing for old stuff.
|SOFIA, Bulgaria - A 6-inch-long (15-centimeter-long) gold and platinum dagger believed to be 5,000 years old has been unearthed in central Bulgaria, the archaeologist leading the excavation said Monday.|
Archaeologist Martin Hristov said his team also discovered more than 500 tiny golden rings that appeared to be pieces of ancient jewelry.
Bozhidar Dimitrov, the head of the National Museum of History, said the finds were perfectly preserved and would soon go on display in the museum.
|SOFIA, Bulgaria - An almost 7,000-year old stone tablet found in Bulgaria bears carvings that might turn out to be one of the world's oldest inscriptions, a prominent Bulgarian archaeologist said Thursday.|
"These signs are unique and apparently bear a meaning," Nikolai Ovcharov told a press conference. Ovcharov said he had received the tablet from a private collector who had unearthed it 20 years ago.