Picture of Kylikes, art replica from Goliama Kosmatka
Picture of Kylikes, art replica from Goliama Kosmatka Picture of Kylikes, art replica from Goliama Kosmatka Picture of Kylikes, art replica from Goliama Kosmatka Picture of Kylikes, art replica from Goliama Kosmatka

Kylikes, art replica from Goliama Kosmatka


Kylikes, art replica of Thracian treasure from Goliama Kosmatka

 
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Kylikes, art replica from Goliama Kosmatka

The tomb of Thracian king Seuthes III was found and opened in 2004. It was built in the second half of V c. BC. BC and is situated in the hill Kosmatka, 1 km south of the town Shipka and 12 km north of the city. Kazanlak in Bulgaria. In this tomb were found 74 items, 20 of which are gold. One of the most interesting discoveries was the golden kylikes, elegant antique vessel for wine.
Kylikes is an ancient wine vessel in the shape of a cup, characterized by two horizontal handles and seat, which varies in height. Kylikes are examples of ancient Greek pottery are made mostly of clay and rare metal. Decorated with figural elements floral ornaments or mythological scenes.
Kylikes replica is made of copper, and then gilded with 24 carat gold .The size of the replica of kylikes is - height - 85 mm, diameter 105 mm and a capacity of -130 ml. Replica is made in the unique way and can be used as a vessel for drinking wine.

Curious: Just this replica was a gift to President Putin during his visit to Bulgaria.

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