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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: 7123

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: 5120

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: 9832

Bulgarian Archaeologists Find Iron Labrys at Ancient Thracian Kings' Residence

Bulgarian archaeologists have dug up an iron labrys, a ceremonial doubleheaded ax, at the residence of the rulers of the Odrysian Kingdom, the state of the most powerful tribe of Ancient Thrace, located at the mount of Kozi Gramadi.

Society » Archaeology | July 5, 2011, Tuesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 11704

Remnants of Roman Main Street Unearthed in Bulgaria's Capital

New sections of a Roman main street (decumanus) have been unearthed during archaeological excavations in the underpass between the Council of Ministers and the Presidency in Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | June 29, 2011, Wednesday // 17:30 | Viewed: 3127

Bulgarian Archeaologists Investigate Mysterious Death

Bulgarian archaeologists uncovered a human skeleton dating some 6,500 years back believed to belong to a person who died a violent death.

Society » Archaeology | June 29, 2011, Wednesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 1616

Bulgarian Archaeologists Find Medieval Ring

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Society » Archaeology | June 23, 2011, Thursday // 16:14 | Viewed: 4156

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Intact Thracian Tomb with Treasures

An intact Ancient Thracian tomb which has not been destroyed by treasure hunters has been discovered by a team of Bulgarian archaeologists near the town of Opaka in northeast Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | June 23, 2011, Thursday // 15:48 | Viewed: 9258

John The Baptist Relics Moved to Renovated Church in Bulgaria's Sozopol

The relics, unearthed last summer off Sozopol on Bulgaria's southern coast and purported to be St. John the Baptist, will be moved to SS Cyril and Methodius church in Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 3488

Bulgarian Archaeologists Uncover Story of Ancient Thracians' War with Philip II of Macedon

Bulgarian archaeologists have made crucial discoveries at the residence of the rulers of the Odrysian Kingdom, the state of the most powerful tribe of Ancient Thrace, including details about its sacking by the troops of Philip II of Macedon.

Society » Archaeology | June 21, 2011, Tuesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 11610

Ancient Roman Reenactment Promotes Cultural Heritage of Northwest Bulgaria

A two-day conference on the cultural and historical heritage of Bulgaria's northwest region gathered scholars and experts in the city of Montana.

Society » Archaeology | June 18, 2011, Saturday // 12:37 | Viewed: 3110

21 000 Antiques Travel from Canada to Bulgaria as Carry-On

Bulgarian Minister of Culture, Vezhdi Rashidov, calls the delivery of 21 000 antique objects from Canada to Bulgaria "a true action.

Society » Archaeology | June 16, 2011, Thursday // 14:59 | Viewed: 2004

Canada Returns to Bulgaria 21,000 Archaeological Objects

Bulgarian Minister of Culture Vezhdi Rashidov participated in an official ceremony in Ottawa, where Canadian authorities returned to Bulgaria 21,000 antique objects seized when trafficked into the country.

Society » Archaeology | June 11, 2011, Saturday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2521

Bulgarian Archaeologists Embark on Alpine Mission to Thracian Kings' Residence

Bulgaria's National History Museum are starting the largest alpine expedition in the history of Bulgarian archaeology in order to excavate the residence of the rulers of the Odrysian Kingdom, the state of the most powerful tribe of Ancient Thrace.

Society » Archaeology | June 6, 2011, Monday // 17:12 | Viewed: 7545

Bulgarian Archaeologist Proposes Importing Shamans to Lure Tourists

Bulgaria should "import" shaman in order to stage reenactments of medieval pagan rites to attract foreign tourists, according to top archaeologist Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov.

Society » Archaeology | June 5, 2011, Sunday // 18:06 | Viewed: 2911

Bulgarian Archeologists Discover Oldest Settlement in Europe

Bulgarian archeologists have discovered near the village of Yunatsite in the southern Pazardzhik Region the oldest settlement in Europe.

Society » Archaeology | June 4, 2011, Saturday // 11:07 | Viewed: 3901

Bulgarian Archaeologists Uncover Sanctuary of Greek Goddess Demeter

A temple of Ancient Greek goddess Demeter and her daughter Persephone has been discovered by a team of Bulgarian archaeologists near the town of Sozopol on the Black Sea.

Society » Archaeology | May 17, 2011, Tuesday // 18:06 | Viewed: 12208

Bulgaria to Host 22nd World Byzantine Studies Congress

Bulgaria's capital Sofia will welcome more than 1 000 scholars from around the world for the 22nd International Byzantine Studies Congress in August 2011.

Society » Archaeology | May 9, 2011, Monday // 17:32 | Viewed: 4534

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Expensive French Perfume in Medieval Church

Archaeologists in Bulgaria have discovered a French perfume in the walls of the medieval St. Apostles Monastery in Sozopol on the Black Sea.

Society » Archaeology | April 12, 2011, Tuesday // 20:06 | Viewed: 3681

Bulgaria Shows Off Stunning New Archaeology Finds

The Bulgarian Archaeology 2010 exhibit was opened Monday in the National Archaeology Institute museum in Sofia showing finds from the past summer.

Society » Archaeology | February 14, 2011, Monday // 20:57 | Viewed: 5303

The Bulgaria 2010 Review: Archaeology


Society » Archaeology | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 21:41 | Viewed: 9148
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