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Bulgaria's PM Turns Nicer to Archaeologists over Highway Construction

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has made a deal with archaeologists digging on the route of a northern highway, after a few days ago he mistreated their colleagues blaming them for potential construction delays.

Society » Archaeology | January 15, 2012, Sunday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2453

Bulgarian PM Meets Archeologists on Hemus Hgwy

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, and the Minister of Regional Development, Lilyana Pavlova are inspecting Sunday the progress of construction works on the Hemus highway in northern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | January 15, 2012, Sunday // 11:15 | Viewed: 2310

Bulgarian Archaeologist Discovers Ancient Thracian Relief

A ceramic relief of an Ancient Thracian horseman, a major ancient deity, has been found at the holy rock city of Perperikon by Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov.

Society » Archaeology | January 12, 2012, Thursday // 14:49 | Viewed: 9162

Bulgarian PM Shocks Archaeologists with Insulting Treatment

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has treated local archaeologists in a surprisingly offensive fashion with respect to an archaeological site found during the construction of the southwestern highway "Struma".

Society » Archaeology | January 11, 2012, Wednesday // 17:27 | Viewed: 4118

The Bulgaria 2011 Review: Archaeology

On June 4, Bulgarian archeologists discovered what may have been the oldest settlement in Europe near the village of Yunatsite in the southern Pazardzhik Region.

Society » Archaeology | January 6, 2012, Friday // 16:41 | Viewed: 5579

Bulgarian Archeologists Discover Apollonia's Eastern Gate

Bulgarian archeologists made a breakthrough discovery in the ancient Black Sea town of Sozopol – they found the long-sought East Gate of Apollonia Pontica.

Society » Archaeology | December 29, 2011, Thursday // 09:50 | Viewed: 7588

Relics of St John the Baptist Examined by Scanner in Bulgaria

Modern medical scanners were used to examine the inside and make a 3D image of the relics of St. John the Baptist.

Society » Archaeology | December 19, 2011, Monday // 12:01 | Viewed: 3401

French Archaeologists to Join Forces with Bulgarians in Sozopol

Bulgarian archaeologists uncovered an heretofore unknown chruch in the ancient town of Sozopol on the Black Sea coast Sunday.

Society » Archaeology | November 27, 2011, Sunday // 18:12 | Viewed: 1779

Road Construction Destroys Unique Bulgarian Archeology Site

A bulldozer has destroyed a prehistoric settlement and a medieval church near the town of Momchilgrad in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | November 16, 2011, Wednesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 4352

10 000 Unique Archaeology Treasures to Be Unveiled in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's National History Museum will put on display about 10 000 "extremely valuable" archaeological finds and artifacts.

Society » Archaeology | November 14, 2011, Monday // 16:20 | Viewed: 3380

4 Archaeological Sites Revealed During Road Construction in Northeastern Bulgaria

Four archaeological sites have been found on the route of a highway section under construction near the northeastern Bulgarian town of Shumen.

Society » Archaeology | November 7, 2011, Monday // 14:37 | Viewed: 3275

Archaeologists Discover Gold Treasure of Medieval Bulgarian Dynasty

A total of 18 gold coins minted by medieval Bulgarian Tsar Ivan Alexander (r. 1331-1371) have been discovered by the team of renowned Bulgarian archaeologist Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov.

Society » Archaeology | November 2, 2011, Wednesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 9171

Archeological Find Proves Rakiya Is Bulgarian Invention

The oldest so far inscription, related to the traditional Bulgarian brandy, rakiya, has been found during archeological excavations on the Trapezitsa Hill in the Old Bulgarian capital Veliko Tarnovo in central Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | October 10, 2011, Monday // 15:29 | Viewed: 9807

Unique Early Christian Tomb to Be Opened in Bulgaria's Sofia

A unique early Christian tomb will be opened for tourists in downtown Sofia by Christmas, it has been announced.

Society » Archaeology | October 10, 2011, Monday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1702

Archeology Digs Provide Work for Jobless People in N Bulgaria

Unemployed people from northern Bulgaria will be used as labor in archeology excavations and maintenance of the antique settlements Ulpia Eskus and Dimum in the Region of the city of Pleven.

Society » Archaeology | October 1, 2011, Saturday // 11:40 | Viewed: 5540

Bulgarian Customs Capture Roman Statue at Turkish Border

The Bulgarian Customs Agency has bestowed upon the Regional History Museum in Burgas a statue of a Roman goddess or a female aristocrat that they captured at the Bulgaria-Turkey border.

Society » Archaeology | September 14, 2011, Wednesday // 18:37 | Viewed: 3916

Bulgarian Archeologists Dig Up Unique Thracian Treasure

The archeological team, led by Daniela Agre, has discovered a treasure during digs at a Thracian mound near the southern village of Borisovo, in the vicinity of the town of Elhovo.

Society » Archaeology | September 12, 2011, Monday // 14:10 | Viewed: 7973

Bulgarian Archaeology Finds Said to Rewrite History of Black Sea Sailing

Massive ancient stone anchors were found by divers participating in an archaeological expedition near the southern Bulgarian Black Sea town of Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | September 12, 2011, Monday // 14:00 | Viewed: 12048

Bulgarian Archaeologist Claims He Found 'The Temple' of Dionysus

Top Bulgarian archaeologist Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov has presented new finds from the Ancient Thracian city and medieval fortress of Perperikon proving the existence of an Antiquity period sanctuary that he believes could be the ancient Temple of Dionysus.

Society » Archaeology | August 30, 2011, Tuesday // 17:35 | Viewed: 8440

Bulgarian Archaeologists Dig Up Church at Obliterated Medieval Stronghold

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists also including British students has unearthed a 13th church at Cherven – a major medieval fortress during the Second Bulgarian Empire that was destroyed during the Ottoman conquest.

Society » Archaeology | August 18, 2011, Thursday // 14:41 | Viewed: 11760

Archeology Digs at Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Reveal Precious Finds

The archeological excavations at the Bulgarian Black Sea Kaliakra cape have been renewed at the beginning of August, immediately yielding more artifacts.

Society » Archaeology | August 17, 2011, Wednesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 7144
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