13 year- old boy found a Roman statue during excavation works for a house building near Kurdjali.
Archaeologists suppose the statue was part of decoration of aristocratic villa from the Roman age. The find is well- preserved bottom half of a female body and is produced of high- quality white marble from the Rodopi Mountain.
This is the first statue from Ancient Rome, exposed in the Kurdjali History Museum.
According to archaeologist prof. Ovcharov it is possible for this place to have been a rich villa with unique decoration, similar to villa Armira, found few years agonear Ivailovgrad.