Iliyana Ivanova

Silver Amphora Details
Arts & Culturе: The Vassil Bojkоv Collection – Artеfacts Frоm 460-440 ВС
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The Vassil Bojkov Collеction is comprised of over 3000 entirely unique ancient artefacts, each with different shapes, styles, ornamentation, and imagery representations. From richly fragmented vases, to more simplistic yet equally beautiful strainers – the collection has a lot to...
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Silver rhyton with elder Silenus
Vasil Bojkov Collection highlights: Silver Rhyton with a Reclining Silenus
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Earlier this year, The National Gallery in Sofia held a one-of-a-kind exhibition, titled ‘The Golden Fleece – The Quest of the Argonauts’. Interest in the show was huge. There were sixty-two selected cultural valuables, part of Vasil Bojkov Collection, that...
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Metal Vases and Utensils
Metal Vases and Utensils in the Vasil Bojkov Collection, Vol. I – The Book Worth Collecting
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“A book is much more than a delivery vehicle for its contents.” ― Allison Hoover Bartlett True, isn’t it? Every book has a story to tell but somehow when it comes to books on antiques and collectibles, most people perceive...
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Golden ivy wreath featured
Golden Ivy Wreath From Vassil Bojkov Collection Combines Symbolism, Fine Execution, And Craftsmanship
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With over 3000 archaeological artefacts gathered since 2005, the Vassil Bojkov Collection is truly priceless as it contains pieces with differing backgrounds, cultural representations, historical significance, political value and everyday practicalities. There are a great number of different objects made...
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Beautifully Decorated And Rare Plemechoae
Beautifully Decorated And Rare Plemechoae Is Part Of Vasil Bojkov Collection
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The pottery of ancient Greece has a rich history and has gone through a continuous evolution over the years. From storage and transport vessels, such as stamnos and amphora, through mixing vessels, jugs, and cups, to vases and pieces used...
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Spectacular Bronze Amphora With Silver Ivy Wreath
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The Vasil Bojkov Collection is a spectacular assortment of over 4000 artefacts and archaeological findings that have been collected and preserved by the Thrace Foundation across the years. The ancient pieces vary in shape, size, materials, decoration, style, and the...
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Vasil Bojkov Collection: Theseus – A Recurring Hero on Ancient Pieces And in Greek Mythology
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In the ancient Greek world, myths played a very significant role both in terms of history and politics. They were understood as a way to help people record history and historical moments, while also serving as an example or a...
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Vasil Bojkov Collection Vessels
Vasil Bojkov Collection – Vessels from Anatolian, Phoenician, and Achamenid region
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Vasil Bojkov Collection of antiques is undoubtedly among the world’s greatest assortments of historical, cultural, and aesthetical pieces. There are examples from different periods and regions. Some artefacts span from the 8th to the mid 4th century B.C., forming a distinctive group...
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Goat Protome Rhyton
Thracian treasures: From simplicity to complexity
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During the 6th – 4th century BC, a large area in Eastern and Southeastern Europe was inhabited by Thracian people - the creators of a great culture. From different clothing to drinking vessels and jewels, to utensils, we get a glimpse at their...
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Silver Kantharos, Orpheus’ death, and the Abduction of Hellen by Vasil Bojkov Collection
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Nothing speaks louder about the past than all the archeological findings, writings, and stories left behind by great ancient civilizations. But when one nation has left little-written reminders of their own world, archeologists reveal more about these people through different crafts,...
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