Customs officers at Sofia Airport seized 746 cultural artifacts


2016-03-30

 

746 cultural artifacts were seized by customs officers from the Drug Enforcement Department of Sofia Airport Customs House. The cultural artifacts are ancient and medieval bronze and copper rings and coins. They are found in a shipment arriving from Switzerland.

Expertise found that 695 of them are archaeological cultural artifacts according the Cultural Heritage Act. Act of established customs violation was drawn up in connection with the case.