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Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover 1600-Year-Old Mosaic in Downtown Sofia

Bulgarian archaeologists discovered a unique, richly decorated, 1600-year-old mosaic during excavation works in downtown Sofia at the site of the ancient Roman city of Serdica.

Society » Archaeology | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 19:05 | Viewed: 2427

Bulgarian Archaeologists Find Rare Byzantine Gold Coin in Perperikon

A rare Byzantine gold coin dating back to the 11th century has been found in the ancient city of Perperikon, renowned Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov revealed on Sunday.

Society » Archaeology | August 9, 2015, Sunday // 15:05 | Viewed: 7369

Thracian Polearm Among Archaeological Finds in Bulgaria's Perperikon

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed a peculiar close combat bladed weapon used by the Thracians, Prof Nikolay Ovcharov has said.

Society » Archaeology | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 3290

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover 11th Century Rakia Distillation Vessel

Bulgarian archaeologists recently discovered an 11th century fragment of a distillation vessel used for the production of the country's traditional fruit brandy, which is known as rakia.

Society » Archaeology | July 27, 2015, Monday // 13:05 | Viewed: 5859

Bulgarian Archaeologists 'Looking for Constantine the Great Statue'

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists is pinning its hopes on discovering a host of Roman-era artifacts as excavations are underway under the St Nedelya Square in downtown Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | July 12, 2015, Sunday // 16:13 | Viewed: 3268

Tool Workshop Dated 4800 BC Discovered in NE Bulgaria

A flint tools workshop was unearthed in near the village of Kamenovo in the region of Razgrad, Northeastern Bulgaria, specialized outlets say.

Society » Archaeology | June 25, 2015, Thursday // 10:47 | Viewed: 2225

Star of Ancient Sozopol 'Possibly Served as Model for Macedonia's Coat of Arms'

Archaeological excavations in the Bulgarian seaside town of Sozopol on Sunday revealed an interesting find – a leaden bucranium with an eight-ray star, which possibly served as model for the coat of arms of Macedonia.

Society » Archaeology | June 15, 2015, Monday // 12:58 | Viewed: 3165

Archaelogists Discover Roman Kilns, Water Well in Bulgaria’s Pavlikeni

Four kilns and a water well from the Roman period have been discovered in the town of Pavlikeni, in northern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 21:37 | Viewed: 4704

Bulgarian Archaeologists to Work on Uncovering Acropolis of Perperikon

Bulgarian archaeologists are to concentrate their efforts on uncovering the acropolis of the ancient Thracian city of Perperikon in the forthcoming months.

Society » Archaeology | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 17:01 | Viewed: 5273

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Roman Villa near Struma Motorway Route

A Roman villa from the time of Constantine the Great was discovered by archaeologists along the route of the Struma motorway near the western village of Mursalevo.

Society » Archaeology | May 21, 2015, Thursday // 09:56 | Viewed: 2747

Cabinet Allocates BGN 500 000 for Restoration of First Bulgarian Capital Pliska

The Bulgarian cabinet allocated on Thursday BGN 500 000 for archaeological and restoration works at the first Bulgarian capital of Pliska.

Society » Archaeology | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 17:56 | Viewed: 1427

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Ampoule Containing Holy Relic

Bulgarian archaeologists discovered an ampoule containing ashes from the grave of St. John the Apostle on the Foros peninsula near the city of Burgas.

Society » Archaeology | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 16:59 | Viewed: 3057

'Huge Skeleton' Discovered in Bulgaria's Varna

Archaeologists have found what they describe as the remains of "a huge skeleton" in the Black Sea city of Varna's downtown area.

Society » Archaeology | March 18, 2015, Wednesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 10110

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover 1500-Year-Old Cross in Sandanski

Bulgarian archaeologists discovered in the town of Sandanski a bronze cross, which is estimated to be 1500-years-old.

Society » Archaeology | March 2, 2015, Monday // 17:43 | Viewed: 7343

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Oldest Cyrillic Inscription

The oldest preserved Cyrillic inscription was discovered at the "All Bulgarian Saints" rock monastery near the village of Krepcha in the Bulgarian municipality of Opaka.

Society » Archaeology | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 17:29 | Viewed: 2852

Ancient Tomb Discovered in Downtown Varna

An ancient tomb has been discovered during repair works in the center of the Black Sea city of Varna.

Society » Archaeology | January 9, 2015, Friday // 14:19 | Viewed: 8774

Cyprus Returns Smuggled Jewellery Items to Bulgaria

Cyprus has returned to Bulgaria three ancient pieces of jewellery, part of Bulgaria`s cultural heritage.

Society » Archaeology | December 20, 2014, Saturday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1495

Archaeologists Uncover Veliki Preslav's Eastern Gate

The team of archaeologist Georgi Maystorski uncovered the eastern gate of Veliki Preslav - the second capital of the First Bulgarian Kingdom, reports the BTA wire service.

Society » Archaeology | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 20:43 | Viewed: 5063

Archaeologists Unearth Lion's Head, Tablet With Nymphs In Hisarya

Archaeologists from Bulgaria's Hisarya Archaeological Museum unearthed a lion's head, a consecrated plate with nymphs and a part of a life size statue, reports Dnes.

Society » Archaeology | November 2, 2014, Sunday // 16:11 | Viewed: 3319

Archaeological Excavations At Perperikon To Continue Next Year

The archaeological excavations at the Perperikon site in south eastern Bulgaria will continue next year, the head of the archaeological team Nikolay Ovcharov told journalists, quoted by BTA.

Society » Archaeology | October 31, 2014, Friday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1699

Archaeologists Unearth Bronze Belt Of Bulgar Warrior

Archaeologists excavating a fortress near Bulgaria's north eastern town of Dobrich unearthed bronze elements from a belt of a Bulgar warrior, reports the Standart daily.

Society » Archaeology | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 5012