Great Excavations: Ivanov at Varna - The site, located on the outskirts of the Black Sea resort of Varna, was discovered accidentally when tractor operator Raicho Marinov was cutting a trench to lay an electric cable for a local factory. He suddenly noticed small squares of shiny yellow metal, bracelets of the same material, green-coloured artefacts, and flakes of flint.
Darius the Great (550–486 BCE) Under his reign, the Persian Empire reached the pinnacle of its power and the fullest extent of its size. His domain consisted of over 40 different ethnic tribes, and stretched from India to the Balkans covering almost three million square miles .
Collection Of Historical Artifacts. So how come we are tough they are so primitive during that time. Artifacts are showing other wise.
Pazuzu / Assyrian insigniaAssyrian, 9th century BCE. Insignia with head of Pazuzu (demon of the South-Eastern storms and bringer of disease). Upper row: protective deities; middle: fish-garbed priests surrounding a sickbed; below: Pazuzu chasing away Lamashtu, the demon of childbed fever.