Full guide about Vassil Bojkov collection

The Vassil Bojkov Collection contains archeological things, amassed reliably. It combines relics, made of various material, dating from 4 000 BC to the sixth century AD. Authentic sorts of collectibles are: arms and weapons, tackle parts and improvements, embellishments and belt appliqués, metal and earth family unit and gathering difficulties, metal and stone figure. The dazzling choice of bronze, silver and gold vessels talks significantly of the Collection.


This fundamental social event contains vases and utensils extending from the eighth century BC to the sixth century AD, which were passed on by workshops sorted out in the whole old world: Middle and Near East, Asia Minor, landscape and island Greece, North Aegean buoy, the Greek neighbor Thrace and Macedonia, Scythia in the North Black Sea steppes, and moreover Etruria and South Italy (Magna Graecia), the Iberian landmass. Among the most enormous is the social event of bronze and silver horns and rhyta without essential on the planet.

Bronze vessels of different sorts address an expansive piece of the Collection: oinochoae (wine holders), situlae (bowls), hydriae and amphorae (impressive compartments for water and wine), phialae (drink plates), glasses, spoons, strainers, and so on. Silver vases and utensils, and differing sorts of silver drinking mugs finished with overlaid figures address a substitute class. The Collection houses three plated silver vases tending to Orpheus, which are the sole portrayals of the mind blowing performer known on metal vessels to this date.


His name is made on one out of them – Orpheus. So additionally outstanding on metal thing are the portrayals of Theseus and Helen, the esteemed obsolete Greek legends, which embellish some plated silver glasses. A fragment of the vases bear the names of their proprietors, duties to different amazing animals, or the weights of the compartments: they address astounding respect. The Collection is experiencing efficient development in various aggregates, the plain first which is focused on the central number of the pre-Roman metal vases and utensils, and incorporates 146 old rarities. The second whole, pointlessly committed, making it hard to the plain same get-together, is underneath organizing.