The Proto-Bulgarians

"Bulgarian means a wise, learned person" (from the written history of the Volga Bulgarians) . By the 6th century, the Proto-Bulgarians had a predominantly nomadic lifestyle.


The way of life of the Proto-Bulgarians

The ancient Bulgarians had well-developed traditions in the development of agriculture, animal husbandry and trade, which contributed greatly to their prosperity.


Crafts of the Proto-Bulgarians

The Bulgarians had their own artistic style and specific technique when practicing this art. The most characteristic feature of Proto-Bulgarian pottery is that it was made with the help of a potter's wheel and in specially built pottery ovens. This technical level was very advanced for the time and provided high quality results.