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Visitors Flock to Bulgaria's 1st Fully Restored Roman Fortress

The first fully restored Roman fortress in Bulgaria in the village of Belchin near the mountain town of Samokov has enjoyed huge interest over the weekend.

Society » Archaeology | July 22, 2013, Monday // 12:42 | Viewed: 3002

1st Fully Restored Roman Fortress Opens Doors in Bulgaria

The first fully restored Roman fortress in Bulgaria in the village of Belchin near the mountain town of Samokov opened doors for visitors Saturday.

Society » Archaeology | July 20, 2013, Saturday // 14:17 | Viewed: 3063

393 Ancient Roman Coins Discovered in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed 393 bronze coins from the 5th century AD, minted during the reign of Roman Emperor Theodosius II.

Society » Archaeology | July 10, 2013, Wednesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 6571

Bulgaria's 'Vampire' Skeleton Heads Back to Home Town

The skeleton of a medieval “vampire” discovered in Bulgaria is to be transported back to the town of Sozopol when archaeologists unearthed it last year.

Society » Archaeology | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 18:39 | Viewed: 2208

Restored 'Vampire' Face Seen in Bulgaria's History Museum

Residents and guests of the Bulgarian capital Sofia can see the reconstructed face of the "vampire from Sozopol" over the weekend and for few days next week in the National History Museum, NIM.

Society » Archaeology | May 31, 2013, Friday // 17:02 | Viewed: 5170

Unique Thracian Exhibit Opens in Sofia

The unique exhibit "The Sword of King Seuthes III" is opening Wednesday at the National History Museum, NIM, in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | April 10, 2013, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 5271

Bulgarian Archaeologists Uncover Major Roman Thermae

A Bulgarian team of archaeologists have discovered well-preserved remains of a Roman bath in the ancient Bulgarian town of Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | February 18, 2013, Monday // 16:12 | Viewed: 11964

Bulgaria Funds Varna Roman Baths Restoration with BGN 3 M

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, has pledged the significant amount of BGN 3 M for restoration and conservation of the historical Roman Baths in the Black Sea city of Varna.

Society » Archaeology | January 26, 2013, Saturday // 12:31 | Viewed: 4287

Unique Bulgarian Thracian Treasure May Be Displayed in US

US Ambassador to Bulgaria Marcie Ries has been impressed by the unique gold Thracian treasure that was recently discovered in the country's famous Sveshtari tomb.

Society » Archaeology | January 15, 2013, Tuesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1957

Bulgarian Archeologists Unearth Poseidon, Priapus Temples

Bulgarian archeologists in the historical coastal town of Sozopol are working on unearthing two antique temples - of Gods Poseidon and Priapus.

Society » Archaeology | December 30, 2012, Sunday // 10:47 | Viewed: 6888

Bulgarian 'Vampire' Makes National Geographic 2012 Top 10

The "vampire" skeleton, unearthed during archaeology excavations in the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Sozopol, is included in the National Geographic ranking of the 10 most popular news pictures for 2012.

Society » Archaeology | December 12, 2012, Wednesday // 11:14 | Viewed: 3292

Bulgaria Unearths Ancient 'Millionaire's' Treasure

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed 40 silver coins during excavations in the second largest city of Plovdiv.

Society » Archaeology | November 28, 2012, Wednesday // 19:35 | Viewed: 2303

Ancient Necropolis Pops on Path of Bulgaria-Romania Gas Link

A necropolis with over 100 burials has been unearthed during archaeological excavations near the village of Marten in northern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | November 28, 2012, Wednesday // 16:35 | Viewed: 7872

Bulgarians Want Unique Thracian Treasure Back in Hometown

Residents of Bulgaria’s town of Isperih plan to launch a petition to have the unique gold Thracian treasure, recently discovered in the nearby famous Sveshtari tomb, to be returned to them.

Society » Archaeology | November 19, 2012, Monday // 12:06 | Viewed: 1869

Magnificent Bulgarian Thracian Gold 'Outshines' Obama's Win

The unique gold Thracian treasure, recently discovered in the famous Sveshtari tomb in Bulgaria, has become extremely popular on the British BBC.

Society » Archaeology | November 13, 2012, Tuesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 2329

Louvre 'Eyes' Bulgaria's Newest Thracian Treasure

Bulgaria's Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, has informed Monday that the unique gold Thracian treasure recently discovered in the famous Sveshtari tomb in Bulgaria would be soon displayed at the Louvre.

Society » Archaeology | November 12, 2012, Monday // 13:54 | Viewed: 2965

Bulgarian PM to Pay PR Visit to Unique Thracian Treasure

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is to see the unique gold Thracian treasure recently discovered by archaeologists in the famous Sveshtari tomb, the Bulgarian government's press office has announced.

Society » Archaeology | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 10:38 | Viewed: 2200

Bulgarian Archaeologists Find Unique Gold Thracian Treasure

Bulgarian archaeologists have found a unique gold Thracian treasure in the famous Sveshtari tomb.

Society » Archaeology | November 8, 2012, Thursday // 11:49 | Viewed: 23040

Bulgarian Archaeologists Rescue Thracian Treasure from Hwy Construction

A real archaeological treasure has popped out underneath the "Struma" highway construction works in western Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | October 19, 2012, Friday // 10:39 | Viewed: 4507

Bulgarian Govt to Pressure Archaeologists Legally over Highways - Report

Bulgaria's Borisov Cabinet plans to introduce legal amendments in order to be able to pressure archaeologists legally over speedy highway construction, according to reports.

Society » Archaeology | October 16, 2012, Tuesday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1879

Archaeologists Uncover Roman Mosaic in Downtown Sofia

Archaeologists have discovered colorful floor mosaic from the Roman era near the so-called West Gate of Serdica in downtown Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | October 15, 2012, Monday // 17:31 | Viewed: 6414
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