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Middle Ages
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Ceramics
The collection includes 24 whole vessels and a huge amount of fragmented material. The majority of the items were found in archeological excavation in “Pautalia- Velbuzhd”. The finds that back to the second half of the IX century till the end of XII century and beginning of XIII. There are a small number of items decorated with sgraphito technique.


    Illustration:
  1. Clay vessels from the exposition
  2. Clay bowl decorated with sgraphito technique, Hissarluka



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Ornaments
The collection includes 168 stock items in total. The majority was found on the territory of medieval Velbuzhd. Among the finds, the rings are the biggest number of items (57). The bracelets (74) are various and are typical for the period; the only exception is the painted glass bracelets. The number of the earrings, earmuffs, necklaces, is relatively small. There are also 4 breast crosses (encolpion) as well as a small breast nacreous icon.


    Illustration:
  1. Ornaments from the exposition
  2. Ornaments from the exposition
  3. Ornaments (in situ) in a tomb from the medieval necropolis in the vicinity of Basilica Number 7.



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Weaponry
The number of the finds is extremely small. The majority are arrow tops.


    Illustration:
  1. Finds from the exposition.
  2. Finds from the exposition.


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Tools
The collection includes 40 finds in total. The number of the spindle axles (23) is the greatest. They are made of clay, stone and bone. There is a relatively high number of bone awls.


    Illustration:
  1. Finds from the exposition.

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