Art

Bronze epichysis horse hoof handle featured
Bronze epichysis with horse hoof finishing element on the handle
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This bronze oinochoe, also referred to as epichysis, was reportedly created in the Thracian era. Now, the artefact is part of the impressive Vassil Bojkov Collection that consists of over 3000 pieces, deriving from different epochs and places. The epichysis...
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Lekane featured
Bronze Lekane with Ionic kymation on the rim
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Sometimes it is the little things that impress people the most, even when it comes to antiquity and ancient representations of art. This bronze lekane from the Vasil Bojkov Collection is an example of how simplicity can adorn and beautifully...
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Bronze bell-shaped situla details
Bronze bell-shаpеd situla with pаlmettes from 400-375 BC
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The collection of Vasil Bojkov is one of those assortments of ancient artefacts with such elaborate characteristics that they mesmerize people from all over the world. Every piece is accompanied by stories, interesting facts about its origin, shape, specific ornament, the people...
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situla with relief figures
Bell-Situla with a Greek and an Amazon running
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This ornamental strip, though, is not the only pattern that gаrnishеs the piеce. There is a whole theme running around the body of the bronze situla. The well-preserved scene contains two relief figures that appear to be running – one...
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Bronze oinochoe with an unusual opening
A graceful bronze oinochoe with a delicately curved handle and trefoil-shaped mouth
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The following piece is quite intriguing as it combines two of the most frequently used concepts in ancient pottery and ceramics making. The first one is the key form of ancient Greek pottery – oinochoe or a wine jug. The...
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Karkhesion with Dionysus
Silver Karkhesion With Dionysus Masks
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One of the most spectacular collections of ancient artefacts belongs to Bulgarian philanthropist Vasil Bojkov. A lot of attention has been paid to it recently not only by Bulgarian historians, collectors, curators, culture lovers and media, but also by audiences from...
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Deep bronze phiale
Three Bronze Phrygian-type Phialae
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The antique artefacts in the impressive collection of Vasil Bojkov derive from different places and periods, amazing audiences with their designs. Some of the pottery shapes can be traced back to the Bronze Age or Early Iron Age, gaining much popularity in...
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Ladle with ram head final
Miniature Silver And Gold Ladle With Ram Head Final
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Silver, gold, skillful execution, quality, and brilliant ornamental details – these are just some of the things that complete the look of a unique ancient ladle. As part of the globally famous Vasil Bojkov Collection, the ladle is a valuable addition to the assemblage...
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Bird-like Askos
Unusual Bronze Bird-Like Askos
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An extremely rare bronze, bird-like askos forms part of Vassil Bojkov’s unique collection of artefacts. It is thought to have been influenced by Thracian, Anatolian, Greek, and other cultures. The entire object is covered by dark, olive green patina with...
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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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