Society » Archaeology

Scholars Claim Bulgarians Descended from Iran

The place of origin of the Ancient Bulgarians is most likely Eastern Iran, a group of anthropologists and scientists have claimed after an exploratory trip to the Persian lands.

Society » Archaeology | July 7, 2010, Wednesday // 20:56 | Viewed: 12381

New Thracian Tomb Archaeology Complex Opens for Visitors in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's newest archaeological complex consisting of a tomb of an Ancient Thrace aristocrat and displaying a uniquely preserved Thracian chariot has been opened in the village of Karanovo Saturday.

Society » Archaeology | June 26, 2010, Saturday // 17:15 | Viewed: 15063

Bulgarian Archaeologists Hope to Find Constantine's Palace

A large ancient building located under the St. Nedelya Cathedral in downtown Sofia might turn out to be a palace of Roman Emperor Constantine the Great, according to Bulgarian archaeologists.

Society » Archaeology | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 19:56 | Viewed: 6993

Bulgarian Expedition Travels to Iran in Search of Roots

A Bulgaria expedition, the fist of a kind, has left for Iran to search for proof for the Iranian origin of Bulgarians.

Society » Archaeology | June 16, 2010, Wednesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 5507

DNA Analysis Reveals Pamir Origin of Bulgarians

Bulgarian genes are very close to those of people living in the Pamir region, the scientific expedition Tangra concludes.

Society » Archaeology | June 10, 2010, Thursday // 11:44 | Viewed: 14214

Bulgarian Archaeologists 'Strike' Gold Treasure

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists discovered seven 13th-century gold coins in the northern city of Veliko Tarnovo.

Society » Archaeology | June 8, 2010, Tuesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 5526

5th Century BC Swastika Found in Bulgaria

The Swastika is one of the oldest symbols found on Bulgarian soil during archeology excavations near the village of Altimir, in the northern Vratsa Region.

Society » Archaeology | May 19, 2010, Wednesday // 16:12 | Viewed: 10517

Bulgaria Police Capture Archaeology Treasures in Crackdown

Bulgarian police have captured a number of invaluable archaeological finds in a police operation in Sofia and the eastern town of Stara Zagora.

Society » Archaeology | April 30, 2010, Friday // 14:16 | Viewed: 4272

Bulgarian Capital to Invest Big in Downtown Archaeology Complex

Bulgaria's capital Sofia needs about BGN 20 M in order to excavate and restore the archaeology complex of ancient and medieval Serdika.

Society » Archaeology | April 28, 2010, Wednesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 2451

Bulgarian Builders Almost Ruin Thrace Archaeology Site

Specialists from the Yambol History Museum have prevented the destruction of a valuable archaeological site during road construction in Southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | April 20, 2010, Tuesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 10317

Metro Helps Make Downtown Sofia Top Archaeology Complex

An archaeological complex on several levels will be set up in the very downtown of the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | March 21, 2010, Sunday // 20:32 | Viewed: 3569

Sofia Metro Construction Stumbles upon Invaluable Archaeology Site

The construction of the second metro line in the Bulgarian capital Sofia has been stopped over the discovery of a unique archaeology site.

Society » Archaeology | March 16, 2010, Tuesday // 19:09 | Viewed: 9519

Bulgaria Archaeologists, Architects Move to Save Cybele Temple

A commission of archaeologists and architects is set on securing a National Monument status for the temple of Greek goddess Cybele in Bulgaria's Balchik.

Society » Archaeology | March 12, 2010, Friday // 21:08 | Viewed: 8968

Bulgarian Archaeologists Make Breakthrough in Ancient Thrace Tomb

One of Bulgaria's top Ancient Thrace sites, the Starosel Tomb, has been dated to the 4th century BC after years of research.

Society » Archaeology | March 11, 2010, Thursday // 15:24 | Viewed: 24275

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Launches Roman Stadium Restoration Project

The ancient Roman Stadium in the heart of the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv is to be restored in an archaeological project launched on Thursday.

Society » Archaeology | February 25, 2010, Thursday // 18:28 | Viewed: 3713

Bulgaria History Museum Displays Unique Gold Treasure

A gold treasure, discovered by accident in the distant 1961 in the village of Rezhantsi, near the Western city of Pernik is on display at the National History Museum (NIM) in Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | February 18, 2010, Thursday // 16:05 | Viewed: 2780

Bulgaria Top Archeologist Presents New Unique Finds

Prominent Bulgarian archeologist, Nikolay Ovcharvov, presented Tuesday, in the city of Veliko Tarnovo, 35 new unique finds from the medieval monastery "Sts Peter and Pavel.

Society » Archaeology | January 27, 2010, Wednesday // 18:48 | Viewed: 1857

The Bulgaria 2009 Review: Archaeology

In November, one of the oldest gold treasures in the world, unearthed at the Varna Necropolis on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast, attracted enormous attention at a New York City exhibition

Society » Archaeology | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 07:48 | Viewed: 5414

Bulgaria Marks 60 Years since Finding of Top Archaeology Treasure

Bulgaria marked Tuesday, December 8, 2009, 60 years since the discovery of its most famous archaeological treasure from Ancient Thrace - the so called Panagyurishte Gold Treasure.

Society » Archaeology | December 8, 2009, Tuesday // 19:38 | Viewed: 3893

Archaeologist Set to Recreate Palace of Greatest Bulgarian Tsar

Leading Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov has presented a project for recreating the palace of the greatest Bulgarian medieval Tsar.

Society » Archaeology | November 24, 2009, Tuesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 6561

Bulgaria Archaeology Gold Treasures Dazzle New Yorkers

One of the oldest gold treasures in the world, unearthed at the Varna Necropolis on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast, is attracting enormous attention at a New York exhibition.

Society » Archaeology | November 23, 2009, Monday // 15:55 | Viewed: 8159
Bulgaria news (Sofia News Agency - is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." (Sofia News Agency - and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria