Louvre to Host Most Impressive Exhibition Ever of Thracian Culture from Bulgaria

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Sofia, December 10 (BTA) – Four halls at the Louvre are to host 1,628 items from 17 Bulgarian museums next year, the Culture Ministry said. Dedicated to Thracian culture, an exhibition titled the “Epopee of Thracian Kings: Archaeological Finds in Bulgaria” will be on display from April 15 to July 20, 2015 in the Richelieu Wing of the Louvre.
Three French and two Bulgarian curators have worked on the concept of the exhibition and selected the items. On the Bulgarian side, these are Prof. Totko Stoyanov of the Archaeology Department at the St Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia and Assoc. Prof. Milena Tonkova, who heads the Department of Thracian Archaeology at the National Archaeological Institute and Museum with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The French side is represented by Louvre President-Director Jean-Luc Martinez and the specialists from the museum’s Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquity Alexandre Baralis and Neguine Mathieux. MoreBTA logo