A 2000 year-old Thracian chariot with horse skeletons Found in Karanovo, Bulgaria.

A 2000 year-old Thracian chariot with horse skeletons
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A fresh reports from Archeological Complex Village of Karanovo indicated that a team of archaeologists led by Veselin Ignatov, of the Istoricheski muzej Nova Zagora, a museum in Bulgaria, discovered the 2,000-year-old wooden chariot in 2008. It was covered in bronze and would have been decorated with scenes from Thracian mythology that are now difficult to see. Its exact age is uncertain and maybe closer to 1,800 years old.

The chariot has four big wheels with a diameter of 1.2 meters, embellished richly with silver-coated small figures of Eros and riding mythical creatures with bodies of panthers. The skeletons of 2 horses and a dog were discovered next to the chariot.

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