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The Burgas artifacts returned from the Louvre with armed escort
Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 - Archeological Museum
In exceptional security measures from the Louvre Museum returned two of the most valuable exhibits of the Archaeological Museum in Burgas. Within minutes after transportation artifacts were returned to their places in the exposure of museum workers. At the beginning of the year two French restavratorki arrived in Burgas, to cater for the stone relief of the goddess Cybele, dated from the end of the V century BC and a marble statue of a man (Kouros), dated from the late sixth century BC Kouros headless is known as the earliest statue found in Bulgarian lands - Peninsula Atiya.[shrink]

Burgas artifacts were part of a large exhibition of Thracian culture "Epic of Kings: Archaeological finds from Bulgaria," which was exhibited for three months in four of the main halls of the Louvre. The exhibition was realized in cooperation with the French Cultural Institute, the Ministry of Culture, some 17 Bulgarian and foreign museums. Nearly 4 million. Visitors from around the world saw and admired the craftsmanship, elegance and beauty of ancient artifacts found in the Bulgarian lands.
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