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Archaeologists Find Statue of Egyptian Goddess Isis, Satyr’s Head at Roman Villa, Nymphaeum in Bulgaria’s Kasnakovo

A 2nd century AD marble statue of the Ancient Egyptian goddess Isis, who was also worshipped in the wider Greco-Roman world, and a marble head of a satyr, a male companion of ancient wine god Dionysus, have been discovered by archaeologists at a Roman vil

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Bulgaria’s Plovdiv to Buy Back Roman Forum of Ancient Philipopolis 15 Years after Selling It

The local authorities in the southern Bulgarian city of Plovdiv have struck a deal to buy back a property containing the southern part of the Ancient Roman Forum (main square) of the Antiquity city of Philipopolis, a property that was perplexing sold by P

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Archaeologists Have Discovered a Unique Statue of the Goddess Isis

Archaeologists have discovered a unique statue of the goddess Isis and a marble head of satire in the Sanctuary of the Nymphs and Aphrodite near the Dimitrovgrad village of Kasnakovo.

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Ancient Thracian Warrior’s Grave Containing Gold Plated Beads Found near Bulgaria’s Black Sea Town Primorsko

A grave of an Ancient Thracian warrior from the 4th-3rd century BC whose funeral inventory contains gold plated ceramic beads has been discovered by archaeologists in a burial mound in Silihlyar, an area near Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort of Primorsko.

Society » Archaeology | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 20:06 | Viewed: 1292

Bulgaria has Presented the Episcopal Basilica of Philippopolis and the Antiquity Mosaics to UNESCO

Bulgaria has presented the Episcopal Basilica of Philippopolis and the Antiquity mosaics of Plovdiv to a large audience from different countries at the UNESCO head offices in Paris.

Society » Archaeology | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1365

Archaeologists Find Roman Military Officers’ Residence (Tribunorium) in Thracian City Kabile near Bulgaria’s Yambol

Archaeologists have found and excavated in full a large Ancient Roman building known as tribunorium, i.

Society » Archaeology | November 14, 2017, Tuesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 1799

Archaeologists Discover Pink-Plastered Water Cistern of Medieval Rusocastro Fortress in Southeast Bulgaria

Archaeologists have discovered a huge water cistern plastered on the inside with pink waterproof mortar in the fortress of Rusocastro, a major stronghold which changed hands many times between the Byzantine and Bulgarian Empires in the Middle Ages, and wh

Society » Archaeology | November 14, 2017, Tuesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 1737

'World's Oldest Wine' Found in 8,000-Year-Old Jars in Georgia

Scientists say 8,000-year-old pottery fragments have revealed the earliest evidence of grape wine-making, reported BBC.

Society » Archaeology | November 14, 2017, Tuesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1442

Unknown Roman Quarter in Outskirts of Ancient Philipopolis Discovered by Accident in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

A previously unknown but wholly preserved Ancient Roman residential quarter has been discovered by accident in the city of Plovdiv in Southern Bulgaria, after the illegal demolition of a beautiful early 20th century house – leading to rescue archaeologica

Society » Archaeology | November 13, 2017, Monday // 20:12 | Viewed: 1964

Roman Woman’s Bronze Statuette, 300 More Artifacts Seized from Treasure Hunters Showcased in Exhibition in Bulgaria’s Pazardzhik

A total of 300 archaeological artifacts from different ages, including a 2nd-3rd century AD Ancient Roman bronze figurine of a woman, which have been seized from treasure hunters in Bulgaria’s southern Pazardzhik District, have been showcased in a special

Society » Archaeology | November 10, 2017, Friday // 19:40 | Viewed: 2121

Roman Coin Hoard Found by Chance under Tree ‘Confirms’ Existence of Roman Town in Bulgaria’s Mezdra

A coin hoard of Ancient Roman silver coins, which has been discovered by accident in the roots of a large tree in the town of Mezdra in Northwest Bulgaria, according to archaeologists, confirms the previously hypothesized existence of a Roman settlement –

Society » Archaeology | November 10, 2017, Friday // 19:18 | Viewed: 2405

1,000-Year-Old Child’s Bracelet with Virgin Mary Stamp Found at Momchil’s Fortress in Southern Bulgaria

A metal child’s bracelet from the 11th-12th century with a stamp depicting the Virgin Mary – or the Holy Mother of God, as she is known in Eastern Orthodox Christianity – has been discovered by archaeologists during the excavations of the medieval Momchil

Society » Archaeology | November 9, 2017, Thursday // 20:13 | Viewed: 2472

Archaeologists Discover First Ever Prehistoric Remains in Downtown of Bulgaria’s Capital Sofia, No Thracian Traces

For the very first time archaeologists have found prehistoric traces of human life in the very downtown of Bulgaria’s capital Sofia – 7,000-year-old Chalcolithic (Aeneolithic, Copper Age) pottery – which comes close to the age of the Slatina Neolithic Set

Society » Archaeology | November 8, 2017, Wednesday // 23:54 | Viewed: 2254

Archaeologists Found Chariots of Chinese Funeral Procession that are 2400 Years Old

Archaeologists have discovered burial pits that are 2400 years old in central China with remains of chariots and horses used for the burial of an ancient ruler, the Daily Mail reported.

Society » Archaeology | November 8, 2017, Wednesday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1584

Archaeologists Discover Perfectly Preserved 2000-Year-Old Roman Ship in Black Sea Off Bulgaria’s Coast

A perfectly preserved almost 2,000-year-old Roman ship is the most intriguing discovery from the third and final research season of the international Black Sea MAP underwater archaeology project – among a total of 20 other previously unknown ancient and m

Society » Archaeology | November 8, 2017, Wednesday // 10:06 | Viewed: 3524

Archaeologists Find Shrines in Ancient Heraclea Sintica in Southwest Bulgaria, Evidence of Row with Roman City Parthicopolis

Shrines located within the stores lining the main square of the Ancient Thracian, Greek, and Roman city of Heraclea Sintica near Petrich in Southwest Bulgaria have been discovered by archaeologists – alongside evidence of Heraclea Sintica’s Late Antiquity

Society » Archaeology | November 7, 2017, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 2595

Archaeologists Find Alexander the Great, Lysimachus’ Iron-Making Center underneath Thracian Mound in Southeast Bulgaria

Archaeologists have unearthed a 2,300-year-old facility for iron production and a provincial governor’s residence – which appear to have been used by Emperor Alexander the Great and his successor in Thrace, Lysimachus – underneath what originally seemed l

Society » Archaeology | November 6, 2017, Monday // 13:19 | Viewed: 3774

Archaeologists May Have Found Mint of Ancient Roman City Serdica in Bulgaria’s Capital Sofia

Archaeologists hypothesize they may have discovered the 3rd-4th century AD coin mint of the Ancient Roman city of Serdica, the predecessor of today’s Bulgarian capital Sofia, as a result of ongoing digs in Sofia’s very downtown.

Society » Archaeology | November 4, 2017, Saturday // 10:36 | Viewed: 5391

Pieces of Silver Thracian Wreath Unearthed in Bulgaria

Archaeology in Bulgaria reports that an excavation team from Bulgaria’s National Museum of History has uncovered parts of an ancient silver wreath in a burial mound located near Bulgaria’s Dyadovo Settlement Mound.

Society » Archaeology | November 3, 2017, Friday // 14:28 | Viewed: 20298

Scientists have Opened a Secret Room in the Great Pyramid of Giza

Scientists have discovered a hidden chamber in the Great Pyramid of Giza using a space-based imaging method, world news agencies reported.

Society » Archaeology | November 2, 2017, Thursday // 17:06 | Viewed: 3482

Ancient Roman Gold Necklace Discovered by Archaeologists in Ancient City Heraclea Sintica in Southwest Bulgaria

A sophisticated Ancient Roman gold necklace from the 4th century AD has been discovered by a team of archaeologists excavating the Ancient Thracian, Greek, and Roman city of Heraclea Sintica, the ruins are located near the town of Petrich in Southwest Bul

Society » Archaeology | November 2, 2017, Thursday // 14:53 | Viewed: 4590
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