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Prehistoric Rock Shrine with giant Snake Heads discovered in Bulgaria

Giant Snake Heads carved from Rocks near Bulgaria’ s Sarnitsa. Photo: Ivan Manuilov / Mineralni Bani Municipality

A prehistoric rock shrine with giant snake heads shaped out of the rocks has been discovered near the town of Sarnitsa, Mineralni Bani Municipality, Haskovo District, in Southern Bulgaria, an archaeologist has confirmed. The rock complex featuring what appear to be giant rock snake heads was first discovered a few weeks ago based on aerial photos of the area known as Dikilitash near Sarnitsa. The initial reports talked of the discovery of a rock city but it has now been established that the place was a prehistoric rock shrine. Read more