November 07, 2018 – January 27, 2019 – in the National Archaeological Museum

The exhibition is organized by the National Archaeological Institute with Museum - BAS in cooperation wit2h the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Bulgaria. Its aim is not only to present impressive finds recovered from1 illegal trafficking thanks to successful police operations but also to draw attention to a very serious problem – the systematic destruction of Bulgaria’s rich cultural and historical heritage by treasure hunters and the need for effective actions against it.The exhibition includes very interesting and valuable objects of NAIM and 18 other Bulgarian museums (co-organizers) from Prehistory, Antiquity and the Middle Ages.

These include gold and silver ornaments and coins, bronze statuettes, decorated glassware, rare helmets and weapons, icons, etc. - The initiative of NAIM, the Ministry of Interior and the other 18 museums is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Sofia Municipality.