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Bulgarian Archaeologists Find Ancient Thracian Cemetery on Highway Route

Bulgarian archaeologists have uncovered a 2800-year-old cemetery during excavations along the route of the future Struma Highway that will link Bulgaria's capital Sofia to the border with Greece.

Society » Archaeology | June 27, 2012, Wednesday // 14:48 | Viewed: 4257

Bulgarian Archaeologists Dig into Medieval Monastery amidst 'Vampire' Finds

Bulgarian archaeologists have uncovered new finds from a monastery dating back to the 13th century, i.e. the apex of the Second Bulgarian Empire.

Society » Archaeology | June 27, 2012, Wednesday // 14:13 | Viewed: 5876

Bulgarian Highway Construction Might Damage Valuable Archaeology Findings

Bulgarian archaeologists working on the track of the Struma Highway under construction have warned that future planned sections of the road might bury important findings.

Society » Archaeology | June 23, 2012, Saturday // 18:38 | Viewed: 1617

Bulgarian Archaeologists Stumble Upon Ancient Treasure in Sozopol

Bulgarian archaeologists have discovered a treasure of bronze coins during excavations in the Black Sea resort town of Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | June 20, 2012, Wednesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 5805

Roman Fortress in Bulgaria's Ruse to Be Restored with EU Money

In two months' time, the repair works at the Roman fortress Sexaginta Prista near the Danube city of Ruse in northeastern Bulgaria are to be wrapped up, according to a media statement f the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works.

Society » Archaeology | June 20, 2012, Wednesday // 14:53 | Viewed: 2844

Ancient Road Found on Path of Bulgaria's Struma Hwy

A wide cobblestone road, dated around the 7th century BC, has been discovered by archeologists under the path of the Struma Highway in southwestern Bulgaria, currently under construction.

Society » Archaeology | June 16, 2012, Saturday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1639

Scientists Say Bulgarian St John Baptist Theory Possible

Scientists do not exclude the possibility that remains found in an ancient reliquary in a 5th century monastery on Sveti Ivan Island in Bulgaria may belong to St John the Baptist.

Society » Archaeology | June 15, 2012, Friday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1653

Bulgarian Archaeologists Identify 'Vampire' as Pirate, Evil Mayor of Sozopol

The "vampire" skeleton that was recently discovered by archaeologists in a grave in Bulgaria's Black Sea town of Sozopol has been identified as a pirate and mayor.

Society » Archaeology | June 15, 2012, Friday // 00:59 | Viewed: 8189

New Vampire Skeleton Found in Central Bulgaria

New centuries-old skeleton of a man who has been buried with a rite to prevent him from becoming a vampire has been found in central Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 08:12 | Viewed: 3452

Bulgaria's Vampire Skeleton 'Less Risky than Ammo Depot', Museum Chief Says

The medieval vampire skeleton, which was recently discovered in Bulgaria's Black Sea town of Sozopol and was brought to the National History Museum, will not bring trouble to the Bulgarian capital, according to museum head Bozhidar Dimitrov.

Society » Archaeology | June 11, 2012, Monday // 19:51 | Viewed: 2065

Bulgarian 'Vampire' Skeleton Finds New Home in History Museum

The medieval skeleton treated against vampirism that was recently discovered in Bulgaria's Black Sea town of Sozopol has been transferred in the Sofia-based National History Museum.

Society » Archaeology | June 11, 2012, Monday // 12:09 | Viewed: 2592

Vampire Skeleton 'Adorns' Bulgaria National History Museum

Due to huge interest in Bulgaria and abroad, the vampire skeleton found in the Black Sea town of Sozopol will become part of a special display of the National History Museum, NIM.

Society » Archaeology | June 7, 2012, Thursday // 16:03 | Viewed: 4981

Vampire Hype to Boost Bulgaria's Tourism

People on three continents are excited about Bulgarian vampires in the wake of local archeologists claiming to have found a vampire skeleton in the Black Sea town of Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | June 7, 2012, Thursday // 09:17 | Viewed: 3602

Over 100 'Vampire' Graves Discovered in Bulgaria - Official

Over 100 buried people whose corpses were stabbed to prevent them from becoming vampires have been discovered across Bulgaria over the years, according to Bozhidar Dimitrov, head of the Bulgarian National History Museum.

Society » Archaeology | June 4, 2012, Monday // 14:44 | Viewed: 11095

Archaeologists Stumble Upon 'Vampire' Skeleton in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists have discovered a buried man with an iron stick in his chest in the Black Sea town of Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | June 4, 2012, Monday // 13:27 | Viewed: 20761

Bulgarian Archaeologists Find Western European Knight's Dagger from Sozopol Siege

Bulgarian archaeologists have discovered an ornamented dagger belonging to a Western European knight during excavations of the fortress wall at the entrance of the Black Sea town of Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | May 28, 2012, Monday // 18:07 | Viewed: 1857

Bulgarian Archaeologists Find Late Antiquity Church on Black Sea Coast

Bulgarian archaeologists have found a church dating back to the late Antiquity period, which is located near the village of Sarafovo, on the Black Sea coast.

Society » Archaeology | May 28, 2012, Monday // 17:30 | Viewed: 4568

Divers Stumble upon Bronze Statue in Bulgarian Black Sea

Two divers, father and son, from Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Burgas, found in the waters near the historical town of Sozopol an utterly intriguing statue.

Society » Archaeology | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 11:50 | Viewed: 11473

Bulgarian Archaeology Museum Gets Unique Thracian Statue

A Bulgarian businessman has donated an absolutely unique Ancient Thracian statue to the Archaeology Museum in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna.

Society » Archaeology | May 7, 2012, Monday // 13:12 | Viewed: 4433

Bulgarian Archaeologists Find Ancient Vase Depicting 'Group Sex'

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed an Ancient Greek vase featuring an erotic scene during excavations in the Black Sea town of Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | April 22, 2012, Sunday // 17:36 | Viewed: 7335

Bulgaria's Top Archaeology Treasure Returns to Hometown

Bulgaria's prized Thracian Panagyurishte gold treasure is on display Monday in its hometown Panagyurishte, in central Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | April 16, 2012, Monday // 12:47 | Viewed: 2165
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