Archaeologists Have Discovered a Roman Tomb in the Courtyard of the Medical University in Plovdiv

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Bulgaria: Archaeologists Have Discovered a Roman Tomb in the Courtyard of the Medical University in Plovdiv bnt

A Roman tomb of the 1-3 century was discovered at the Medical University in Plovdiv. According to archaeologists, it is part of the western necropolis of Philippopolis.

It was discovered during the repair of the steam installation in the medical facility. The Roman tomb is made of bricks,  and the roof is made of granite.

According to archaeologists, it is most likely a family tomb that is part of a large necropolis. All archeological finds will be preserved and will be exhibited in the future medical museum that will be created at the university.

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