World recognized scholars acknowledge that Shumen and its adjacent areas is the centre of a rich spiritual and material Thracian culture. The unearthed settlements, fortresses and tumuli provide artifacts that could be seen in the museum in Shumen only.
Entering the hall, the visitor faces a unique Thracian tomb. It is shifted from a grave mound near Smyadovo and exhibited here and dates back to 4th c. BC. The small, two-chambered, made of well-hewn limestone blocks tomb impresses with its well-designed façade. Two semi-columns and two capitals support the epistyle with a two-lined inscription in Greek language – Gonimasedze Seuthes’ wife.... [+]