Iliyana Ivanova

Vassil Bozhkov
Vasil Bozhkov: A Businessman, Antique Collector and Patriot
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About Vasil Bozhov and his collection of thracian artifacts Vasil Bozhkov is a man of different qualities. Some people respect him as the businessman he is. Others see him as the art and culture-lover responsible for collecting over 3,000 antique...
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Silver Horn Rhyton Ram Head
Vasil Bojkov Collection Presents: Silver Horn Rhyton with A Ram’s Head Final and The Ancient Language of Artistry
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What we know about Thracians is that they haven’t created their own script, but in the toreutics they have mastered „the language“ of the plastics and symbols. This way we learn about their culture, beliefs, religion, skills, and even more....
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louvre abu dahbi vasil bojkov museum
Vasil Bojkov Plans To Build A New Museum In Sofia, Inspired By The Louvre Abu Dhabi
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Vasil Bojkov is helping to bring a part of ancient history to life for the people of his home nation. The Bulgarian businessman and philanthropist is going to build a completely unique museum in the capital city Sofia, showing off...
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Silver Rhyton With Goat Protome Vasil Bojkov Collection
Vasil Bojkov Collection: Significance And Meaning Of Unique Silver Rhyton With Goat Protome
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Every individual artefact in the Vassil Bojkov Collection has a unique story to tell. One particularly intriguing piece, and the feature of this article, is a silver rhyton, with a goat protome and a scene depicted on it recreating the death of...
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why vasil bojkov refused to build a thracian museum in new york
Why Did The Richest Man in Bulgaria Refuse to Build a Museum in New York?
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Ancient treasures that have survived through to modern day, carry with them great historical meaning and significance. They retain a certain aura associated with the era they originate from, which despite all technologies cannot be replicated in the present day. This...
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The Golden Fleece Exposition Vassil Bojkov
Why Vassil Bojkov Turned Down $300 000 000 Offer For His Thracian Collection
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Bulgarian mogul Vassil Bojkov's historical collection has been on display to the public at several exhibitions in Bulgaria as well as abroad. Interest around the collection has gathered fast, and understandably so. What came as a surprise to many, is the fact...
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Silver Kantharos with Theseus
Unique Silver Kantharos Depicts Theseus In Crete | The Vasil Bojkov Collection
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The Vasil Bojkov’s collection is brimming with history and meaning, so much so that it is necessary to experience it in person to fully appreciate its greatness. This is precisely why the National Gallery of Arts in Sofia held the...
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am head cup Vasil Bojkov collection
Vasil Bojkov’s Thracian Artefacts – Design, Purpose, and Connotations
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There are numerous ways in which you can explore Vasil Bojkov’s totally unique collection of Thracian artefacts, which date back as far as the 4th century BC. One way in which people do so is by visually examining each piece,...
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Mythological Stories And Significance
The significance of Vasil Bojkov’s impressive collection of Thracian artefacts
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Objects capable of surviving thousands of years present us with the rare opportunity to view and feel a tangible piece of ancient history. Humans have always been naturally curious of what has gone before us. For some, being able to...
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Thracian Culture Vasil Bojkov Collection
Ancient Thracian Exhibition – Exploring Cultural Heritage in Bulgaria and Greece
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As the designated Year of Cultural Heritage, 2018 is a very poignant year. Exploring our cultural heritage is an extremely important part of finding out about our past. One of the ways we can explore this is through displaying cultural...
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