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Bulgarian PM Unveils Archaeological Site with Museum Near Sredets

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov unveiled the completely renovated archaeological reserve Deultum near the village of Debelt in the municipality of Sredets on Sunday.

Society » Archaeology | April 11, 2016, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 7039

Excavation of Bulgaria's Largest Thracian Mound to Begin in May

The excavation of the largest unstudied Thracian mound in Bulgaria and the Balkan peninsula will begin in May.

Society » Archaeology | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 11:01 | Viewed: 8622

UNESCO, Italy Join Forces to Protect Cultural Heritage from Extremists

UNESCO Director-General  Irina Bokova and Italy’s Foreign Minister Paolo Gentilon have  signed an agreement for the establishment of an Italian Task Force for the protection of cultural heritage from extremists.

Society » Archaeology | February 17, 2016, Wednesday // 16:06 | Viewed: 6175

Egypt's 'Indiana Jones' to Reveal Details of Tutankhamun's Death in Sofia Lecture

Prominent Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass promised on Monday to reveal “for the first time how Tutankhamun died” at his public lecture in Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | February 8, 2016, Monday // 14:47 | Viewed: 7505

Archaeologists Explore Bulgaria's Submerged Cultural Heritage in Black Sea

The Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project (Black Sea M.

Society » Archaeology | December 23, 2015, Wednesday // 09:44 | Viewed: 5618

Specialists from Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein to Explore Bulgaria's Perperikon

Specialists from Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein will familiarise themselves with the history of the ancient Thracian city of Perperikon near the Bulgarian town of Kardzhali.

Society » Archaeology | December 18, 2015, Friday // 14:15 | Viewed: 5696

Bulgarian Govt Halts Restoration of Ancient Serdica Site in Sofia

Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov on Tuesday moved to stop restoration works at the site of Serdica, an ancient city whose remains lie beneath Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | October 13, 2015, Tuesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 4883

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Roman Coin Hoard in Downtown Sofia

Bulgarian archaeologists discovered an ancient Roman hoard consisting of 2976 silver denarii coins during excavations works at Saint Nedelya square in downtown Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | September 5, 2015, Saturday // 15:29 | Viewed: 9049

Excavations Unveil One of Five Most Important Temples for Bulgarian Archaeology

Excavations works on the new sewage system in Silistra unveiled what specialists believe will turn out to be one of the five most important temples for the Bulgarian archaeology.

Society » Archaeology | September 3, 2015, Thursday // 17:14 | Viewed: 7125

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Ancient Town Hall near Petrich

Archaeologists discovered a town hall in the ancient Greek city of Heraclea Sintica near the town of Petrich in southwestern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 12:33 | Viewed: 5878

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover 1600-Year-Old Mosaic in Downtown Sofia

Bulgarian archaeologists discovered a unique, richly decorated, 1600-year-old mosaic during excavation works in downtown Sofia at the site of the ancient Roman city of Serdica.

Society » Archaeology | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 19:05 | Viewed: 9322

Bulgarian Archaeologists Find Rare Byzantine Gold Coin in Perperikon

A rare Byzantine gold coin dating back to the 11th century has been found in the ancient city of Perperikon, renowned Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov revealed on Sunday.

Society » Archaeology | August 9, 2015, Sunday // 15:05 | Viewed: 11953

Thracian Polearm Among Archaeological Finds in Bulgaria's Perperikon

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed a peculiar close combat bladed weapon used by the Thracians, Prof Nikolay Ovcharov has said.

Society » Archaeology | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 6734

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover 11th Century Rakia Distillation Vessel

Bulgarian archaeologists recently discovered an 11th century fragment of a distillation vessel used for the production of the country's traditional fruit brandy, which is known as rakia.

Society » Archaeology | July 27, 2015, Monday // 13:05 | Viewed: 10419

Bulgarian Archaeologists 'Looking for Constantine the Great Statue'

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists is pinning its hopes on discovering a host of Roman-era artifacts as excavations are underway under the St Nedelya Square in downtown Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | July 12, 2015, Sunday // 16:13 | Viewed: 6532

Tool Workshop Dated 4800 BC Discovered in NE Bulgaria

A flint tools workshop was unearthed in near the village of Kamenovo in the region of Razgrad, Northeastern Bulgaria, specialized outlets say.

Society » Archaeology | June 25, 2015, Thursday // 10:47 | Viewed: 6420

Star of Ancient Sozopol 'Possibly Served as Model for Macedonia's Coat of Arms'

Archaeological excavations in the Bulgarian seaside town of Sozopol on Sunday revealed an interesting find – a leaden bucranium with an eight-ray star, which possibly served as model for the coat of arms of Macedonia.

Society » Archaeology | June 15, 2015, Monday // 12:58 | Viewed: 3563

Archaelogists Discover Roman Kilns, Water Well in Bulgaria’s Pavlikeni

Four kilns and a water well from the Roman period have been discovered in the town of Pavlikeni, in northern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 21:37 | Viewed: 4976

Bulgarian Archaeologists to Work on Uncovering Acropolis of Perperikon

Bulgarian archaeologists are to concentrate their efforts on uncovering the acropolis of the ancient Thracian city of Perperikon in the forthcoming months.

Society » Archaeology | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 17:01 | Viewed: 5648

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Roman Villa near Struma Motorway Route

A Roman villa from the time of Constantine the Great was discovered by archaeologists along the route of the Struma motorway near the western village of Mursalevo.

Society » Archaeology | May 21, 2015, Thursday // 09:56 | Viewed: 3010

Cabinet Allocates BGN 500 000 for Restoration of First Bulgarian Capital Pliska

The Bulgarian cabinet allocated on Thursday BGN 500 000 for archaeological and restoration works at the first Bulgarian capital of Pliska.

Society » Archaeology | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 17:56 | Viewed: 2071