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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: 1818

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: 1724

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: 8893

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: 3856

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: 2204

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: 2681

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: 5184

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: 3785

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: 11490

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: 21119

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: 1991

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: 4780

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: 11675

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: 4793

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: 7577

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: 2237

Archeologists Find Gold Ornaments in Bulgaria's Sozopol

A massive gold ring and a gold leaf from a royal crown are the latest archeological discoveries in the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Sozopol, site of the ancient town of Apollonia.

Society » Archaeology | April 2, 2012, Monday // 13:59 | Viewed: 6438

French Archaeologists Help Bulgarian Colleagues in Sozopol

French archaeologists arrived in Bulgaria to work jointly with local counterparts on fresh discoveries in Sozopol on the Black Sea, site of the ancient town of Apollonia.

Society » Archaeology | March 25, 2012, Sunday // 16:51 | Viewed: 2359

Bulgarian Policeman Awarded for Finding Byzantium Treasure

Bulgarian policeman, Nikolay Gergov, from the northern city of Pleven, who recently discovered a pile of precious Byzantium coins, received an official award Friday.

Society » Archaeology | March 23, 2012, Friday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1701

Bulgarian PM: Archeology Digs Don't Hurdle Hwy Construction

Archeological excavations on the routes of all highways that are currently being built in Bulgaria are on time and on schedule and would not hurdle construction works.

Society » Archaeology | March 23, 2012, Friday // 08:10 | Viewed: 865

Bulgarian Archaeologists Claim Oldest Monastery in Europe

Bulgarian archaeologists have uncovered what they believe is the oldest Christian monastery in Europea near the village of Zlatna Livada in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | March 18, 2012, Sunday // 19:20 | Viewed: 17625
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