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Archaeologists Set to Find Largest Coin Treasure in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists expect to find at the holy rock city of Perperikon the largest ever medieval coin treasure in the country.

Society » Archaeology | August 14, 2012, Tuesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 10064

Top Bulgarian Archaeologist Finds 2nd 'Womb' Cave

Prominent Bulgarian archaeologist, Professor, Nikolay Ovcharov, has discovered a second "womb" cave in the country.

Society » Archaeology | August 3, 2012, Friday // 13:10 | Viewed: 2694

Bulgarian 'Vampire' 1st in National Geographic Facebook News

The National Geographic Facebook article about the medieval vampire skeleton, which was recently discovered in Bulgaria's Black Sea town of Sozopol has turned into the most shared link of news in the last four months.

Society » Archaeology | July 26, 2012, Thursday // 12:00 | Viewed: 2255

2 Gold Necklaces Found in Bulgaria's Roman Colony Debelt

Two gold necklaces have already been found in the recently discovered Roman tombs in Debelt, in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | July 15, 2012, Sunday // 12:41 | Viewed: 3113

Archaeologists Discover Bulgarian Herculaneum

A Bulgarian Herculaneum, named Akra, has been discovered by archaeologists on the Akin cape, near the town of Chernomorets on the southern Black Sea coast.

Society » Archaeology | July 13, 2012, Friday // 11:42 | Viewed: 22601

Important Christian Archaeology Site Pops Up in Bulgaria

An ancient Christian burial site with preserved murals has been uncovered during excavation work for the electricity network of the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv.

Society » Archaeology | July 10, 2012, Tuesday // 18:39 | Viewed: 5698

Heavy Truck Causes Important Archeological Find in Bulgaria

A truck carrying concrete for a construction site near Bulgaria's Debelt has caused the precious discovery of two tombs dating from Roman times.

Society » Archaeology | July 7, 2012, Saturday // 17:49 | Viewed: 7038

Bulgarian Archaeologists on Struma Hwy Obey PM's Deadline

Bulgarian archaeologists have adhered to the June 30 deadline issued by Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, to finish excavations so that construction on the southwestern Struma highway can go on.

Society » Archaeology | July 2, 2012, Monday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1585

Bulgarian Cabinet Funds Latest Archeology Finds

The Bulgarian government is planning to slate additional funding for archeological excavations on the southern Black Sea coast, according to Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov.

Society » Archaeology | July 2, 2012, Monday // 10:02 | Viewed: 2077

Bulgarian Archaeologists Uncover Part of Ancient Town Underwater

A Bulgarian team of archaeologists found a neighborhood of an old Byzantine town underwater near cape Akin in the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Chernomorets.

Society » Archaeology | June 30, 2012, Saturday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1340

Bulgarian Archaeologists Rebury Medieval 'Vampire'

Bulgarian archaeologists have conducted a ritual reburial of a man discovered in a medieval grave who was treated against vampirism, the latest among a couple of other similar discoveries in Bulgaria that made global headlines.

Society » Archaeology | June 27, 2012, Wednesday // 16:20 | Viewed: 3538

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: 4374

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: 6055

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: 1698

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: 5964

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: 3022

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: 1794

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: 1710

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: 8722

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: 3773

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: 2184
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