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Exhibition "Votives"
Tuesday, 05 Dec 2017 - Monday, 05 Mar 2018
Location: Ethnographic exposition (Burgas, 69 Slavyanska 69)
On December 5, 2017, the exhibition "Votives" will be opened in the Ethnographic exposition of RHM Burgas. She presents votive plates from the collections of the National Ethnographic Museum, the Bulgarian National Museum of History, the Regional Historical Museums of Burgas, Varna, Gabrovo, Haskovo, Shumen and Yambol, the Regional Ethnographic Museum in Plovdiv, the Historical Museums in Malko Tarnovo, Sredets and Popovo and the Ethnographic open-air museum "Etar". After the great success of the exhibition at the National Ethnographic Museum, it will visit all museums that has provided exhibits for it.

The votives are figures made of metal that have been placed on icons. They are hanging on a red thread that has been hung on the icon or directly with wax have been stuck on it. The figures depict humans, animals and human organs. The displayed pieces show good knowledge of the anatomy of the human body. The roundabout practices cover the areas of the Central Balkan, Northeastern Bulgaria, Strandzha, Haskovo, Southwestern Bulgaria.
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