The Greek inscription on the tiny sandstone box is a very strong proof that the relics of John the Baptist are genuine, this is key clue to their origin, excavation leader Professor Kazimir Popkonstantinov said in an exclusive interview for Novinite.com.
The world Scuba Diving Champion, Pascal Bernabe, is searching for remnants of sunken ships in Black Sea waters near the Bulgarian coastal town of Sozopol, the TV channel bTV reports Tuesday.
Prominent archeologist, Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov, says archeologists and treasure hunters in Bulgaria will always exist together, doing parallel work.
Bulgaria will finally be able to restore one of the largest monastery complexes on the Balkans - the medieval "St.
An expert from the Vatican has confirmed that the relics recently found in Bulgaria's Sozopol do belong to St. John the Baptist in spite of not having seen them.
Bulgaria's top recent archaeology find, the alleged relics of St. John the Baptist, has been transferred to a silver and gold reliquary.
Prosecutor Nikolay Solarov has alleged that "famous Bulgarian archaeologists" are aiding treasure-hunters and traffickers in antiques.
The "unscientific belligerence" of Bulgaria's Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov has affected negatively the recent discovery of alleged relics of St John the Baptist, according the Austrian paper Die Presse.
Bulgaria's Finance Ministry allotted Thursday BGN 857 000 from the State budget for archeology excavations on the request of the Culture Ministry.
Bulgarian Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov has issued an apology to only one person for his statements made after the recent discovery of alleged relics of St. John the Baptist, which antagonized the archaeologist in the country.
The relics found recently in the town of Sozopol are still to be tested and proven that they belonged to St.
The Bulgarian Archaeologists’ Association has expressed its deep distress and resentment over the recent “offensive” and “cynical” statements made by Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov after the finding of alleged relics of St. John the Baptist.
Bulgaria's Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov has made it clear he has no intention of apologizing for a recent statement made after the discover of St.
The Bulgarian archaeologists are astounded by the negative statements with respect to them that Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov made after the recent discovery of relics of St.
Bulgaria's Diaspora Minister and renowned historian Bozhidar Dimitrov has entered into an exchange of insults with perhaps the most famous Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov over the recent discovery of the relics of St.
Bulgaria's Culture Minister has asked the Prosecutor's Office to take all necessary actions for the receiving of the Bulgarian antiques, seized by Canadian customs officers in a smuggling attempt.
The customs officers from the Canadian city of Montreal have seized 21 000 antique objects with Bulgarian origins, in a smuggling attempt, the Bulgarian Exterior Ministry has announced.
The recently discovered relics of St John the Baptist have been laid in state in Bulgaria's Sozopol after a transfer processing which brought much excitement and euphoria in the Black Sea town.
Bulgarian archaeologists have explored further a Late Antiquity fortress located near the town of Byala on the St. Atanas Cape on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast that they found last year.
A team of Bulgarian archaeologists has discovered a treasure of 166 silver coins during excavations at the medieval fortress of Kastritsi on the Black Sea coast.
The Bulgarian government has decided to allocate additional funds for the renovation of the St. George Church in the town of Sozopol which will host the recently discovered relics of St. John the Baptist.
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