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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: 3256

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: 9105

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: 9634

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: 1676

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: 5451

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: 3873

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: 7905

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: 11950

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: 8359

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: 11737

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: 7090

Works at Bulgarian Hwy Yield Scores of Archeological Finds

Thousands of archeological objects with museum value have been found during construction works at the recently launched Maritsa highway in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | August 16, 2011, Tuesday // 13:40 | Viewed: 2313

Bulgarian Archeologists Discover New Thracian Sanctuary

A Thracian rock sanctuary from the 5th century BC has been discovered in the Rhodope Mountains by Bulgarian archeologists.

Society » Archaeology | August 16, 2011, Tuesday // 12:37 | Viewed: 4770

Bulgarian Archaeologist Discovers Unknown Christian Archbishopric at Perperikon

Leading Bulgarian archaeologist Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov has discovered two archbishop's seals proving the existence of a previously unknown Christian archbishopric in the Middle Ages.

Society » Archaeology | August 15, 2011, Monday // 14:33 | Viewed: 9459

Archeologists Discover 5 Thracian Tombs in NE Bulgaria

Bulgarian archeologist announced Friday the latest precious and unique finds in the country, discovered near the village of Mogilets in the area of the town of Omurtag in northeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | August 12, 2011, Friday // 11:59 | Viewed: 5890

Sofia Metro Digs Unveil Precious Roman Mosaic

A unique Roman mosaic with a stylized crown of laurels from the 4th century AD has been found by archeologists in the very heart of Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | August 5, 2011, Friday // 12:39 | Viewed: 3497

St. John The Baptist Relics Put Bulgaria's Sozopol in CNN Focus

Last summer's remarkable archeological discovery of the St. John the Baptist's relics in Bulgaria's coastal town of Sozopol has attracted huge interest towards the town as a historical center of the country.

Society » Archaeology | July 18, 2011, Monday // 12:42 | Viewed: 4460

Bulgarian Archeologists Unearth Precious Finds at Perperikon

The first precious archeological finds for 2011 at the Thracian rock sanctuary Perperikon in southern Bulgaria are already a fact, according to Bulgaria's top archeologist, Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov.

Society » Archaeology | July 15, 2011, Friday // 11:24 | Viewed: 2804

Bulgarian, French Archaeologists Find Apollo Coins from 4th Century BC

Bulgarian archaeologists have discovered 30 bronze coins with images of Ancient Greek god Apollo dating back to the 4th-3rd century BC.

Society » Archaeology | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 08:54 | Viewed: 7119

Bulgarian Archaeologists Uncover Christian Complex during Sofia Metro Construction

A large complex of small Christian churches has been gradually unearthed by Bulgarian archaeologists in downtown Sofia during continuing excavations at the construction sites of the Sofia Metro.

Society » Archaeology | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 20:53 | Viewed: 5115

Bulgarian Archaeologists Uncover Major Church Built by Byzantium's Last Emperors

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed the main church of a 14th century Byzantine monastery built by the last dynasty of the Eastern Roman Empire located in the Black Sea town of Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | July 7, 2011, Thursday // 14:29 | Viewed: 9809
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