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Stone Clock from the First Bulgarian Kingdom Discovered
The fortress is a part of the system, constructed for the defense of the capital Pliska. It closely resembles the Madara fortress, but is considerably smaller.
At the initial investigation enormous treasure-hunter decays can be seen, reaching a depth of 4 meters.
Up to this moment no regular archeological studies have been carried out, but just on-foot surveillance by the late Professor Rasho Rashev.
Typical Proto-Bulgarian graffiti are inscribed in one of the blocks, showing horsemen with their armory.
Several horses and a central figure of a horseman holding a long lance can be clearly seen.
The other stone block portrays a "stone clock" or a "stone calendar". This monument represents a semicircle, divided into 10 equal parts, plus two smaller parts marking its beginning and end.Read the rest here.