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Medieval Grave Excavated in Southern Bulgaria

Archaeology in Bulgaria reports that researchers led by Maya Martinova of the Plovdiv Museum of Archaeology found an arrow in the chest area of a skeleton dating to the eleventh or twelfth century A.

Society » Archaeology | December 13, 2017, Wednesday // 11:10 | Viewed: 904

Archaeologists Find Medieval Grave with Skeleton with Arrow in Chest in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

A medieval grave from the 11th-12th century with an arrow in or at the chest of the buried person has been discovered by archaeologists at the start of rescue excavations at the Antiquity Odeon, an ancient performance facility, in the city of Plovdiv in S

Society » Archaeology | December 8, 2017, Friday // 22:03 | Viewed: 2030

Archaeologists May Have Discovered Ancient Thracian, Roman Town Scaptopara, Precursor of Bulgaria’s Blagoevgrad

Archaeologists have discovered the ruins of a large town from the time of the Roman Empire hypothesizing that it might be the Ancient Thracian and Roman settlement of Scaptopara, the predecessor of today’s city of Blagoevgrad in Southwest Bulgaria, whose

Society » Archaeology | November 30, 2017, Thursday // 20:55 | Viewed: 2078

Medieval Fortress Wall, Lady’s Ring with Crystal Discovered in Rescue Digs in Bulgaria’s Asenovgrad

A fortress wall from the medieval Byzantine and Bulgarian town of Stanimachos / Stanimaka has been discovered in the southern Bulgarian town of Asenovgrad, together with luxury sgraffito ceramics and lady’s ring with a crystal.

Society » Archaeology | November 26, 2017, Sunday // 19:09 | Viewed: 2236

Early Iron Age, Late Roman Settlement with Bi-ritual Necropolis Discovered in Southwest Bulgaria

A large settlement which was inhabited during the Early Iron Age (ca.

Society » Archaeology | November 23, 2017, Thursday // 22:29 | Viewed: 3293

Archaeologists Discover Large Roman Building under Tree Where Coin Hoard Was Found in Bulgaria's Mezdra

The foundations of a large Ancient Roman building which may have been burned down during a barbarian invasion in the 4th century AD have been discovered in the town of Mezdra in Northwest Bulgaria after local archaeologists began rescue excavations at a s

Society » Archaeology | November 22, 2017, Wednesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 3173

Archaeologists Find Ancient Thracian Fortress near Bulgaria’s Burgas Bulldozed by Treasure Hunter

An Ancient Thracian fortress from the Late Hellenistic Period (2th-1st century BC) has been discovered by archaeologists near the town of Izvor, Burgas District, in Southeast Bulgaria, after the site had been damaged by a treasure hunter.

Society » Archaeology | November 21, 2017, Tuesday // 21:25 | Viewed: 2498

Archaeologists have Discovered the Earliest Known Drawings of Dogs (Video)

German archaeologists have discovered rock paintings of 8,000-year-old dogs in Saudi Arabia, the Daily Mail reported.

Society » Archaeology | November 21, 2017, Tuesday // 12:37 | Viewed: 2123

Large Medieval Gold Treasure Seized from Treasure Hunters in Bulgaria’s Kazanlak

A large medieval gold treasure consisting of adornments made of the precious metal and semi-precious stones has been discovered by accident by the police in the town of Kazanlak in Central Bulgaria inside the car of what appear to be treasure hunters.

Society » Archaeology | November 18, 2017, Saturday // 04:58 | Viewed: 3230

Archaeologists Find Statue of Egyptian Goddess Isis, Satyr’s Head at Roman Villa, Nymphaeum in Bulgaria’s Kasnakovo

A 2nd century AD marble statue of the Ancient Egyptian goddess Isis, who was also worshipped in the wider Greco-Roman world, and a marble head of a satyr, a male companion of ancient wine god Dionysus, have been discovered by archaeologists at a Roman vil

Society » Archaeology | November 17, 2017, Friday // 20:04 | Viewed: 2911

Bulgaria’s Plovdiv to Buy Back Roman Forum of Ancient Philipopolis 15 Years after Selling It

The local authorities in the southern Bulgarian city of Plovdiv have struck a deal to buy back a property containing the southern part of the Ancient Roman Forum (main square) of the Antiquity city of Philipopolis, a property that was perplexing sold by P

Society » Archaeology | November 17, 2017, Friday // 20:00 | Viewed: 2495

Archaeologists Have Discovered a Unique Statue of the Goddess Isis

Archaeologists have discovered a unique statue of the goddess Isis and a marble head of satire in the Sanctuary of the Nymphs and Aphrodite near the Dimitrovgrad village of Kasnakovo.

Society » Archaeology | November 17, 2017, Friday // 16:42 | Viewed: 2831

Ancient Thracian Warrior’s Grave Containing Gold Plated Beads Found near Bulgaria’s Black Sea Town Primorsko

A grave of an Ancient Thracian warrior from the 4th-3rd century BC whose funeral inventory contains gold plated ceramic beads has been discovered by archaeologists in a burial mound in Silihlyar, an area near Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort of Primorsko.

Society » Archaeology | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 20:06 | Viewed: 2619

Bulgaria has Presented the Episcopal Basilica of Philippopolis and the Antiquity Mosaics to UNESCO

Bulgaria has presented the Episcopal Basilica of Philippopolis and the Antiquity mosaics of Plovdiv to a large audience from different countries at the UNESCO head offices in Paris.

Society » Archaeology | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 16:49 | Viewed: 2157

Archaeologists Find Roman Military Officers’ Residence (Tribunorium) in Thracian City Kabile near Bulgaria’s Yambol

Archaeologists have found and excavated in full a large Ancient Roman building known as tribunorium, i.

Society » Archaeology | November 14, 2017, Tuesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 3017

Archaeologists Discover Pink-Plastered Water Cistern of Medieval Rusocastro Fortress in Southeast Bulgaria

Archaeologists have discovered a huge water cistern plastered on the inside with pink waterproof mortar in the fortress of Rusocastro, a major stronghold which changed hands many times between the Byzantine and Bulgarian Empires in the Middle Ages, and wh

Society » Archaeology | November 14, 2017, Tuesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 2478

'World's Oldest Wine' Found in 8,000-Year-Old Jars in Georgia

Scientists say 8,000-year-old pottery fragments have revealed the earliest evidence of grape wine-making, reported BBC.

Society » Archaeology | November 14, 2017, Tuesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 2146

Unknown Roman Quarter in Outskirts of Ancient Philipopolis Discovered by Accident in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

A previously unknown but wholly preserved Ancient Roman residential quarter has been discovered by accident in the city of Plovdiv in Southern Bulgaria, after the illegal demolition of a beautiful early 20th century house – leading to rescue archaeologica

Society » Archaeology | November 13, 2017, Monday // 20:12 | Viewed: 2942

Roman Woman’s Bronze Statuette, 300 More Artifacts Seized from Treasure Hunters Showcased in Exhibition in Bulgaria’s Pazardzhik

A total of 300 archaeological artifacts from different ages, including a 2nd-3rd century AD Ancient Roman bronze figurine of a woman, which have been seized from treasure hunters in Bulgaria’s southern Pazardzhik District, have been showcased in a special

Society » Archaeology | November 10, 2017, Friday // 19:40 | Viewed: 2909

Roman Coin Hoard Found by Chance under Tree ‘Confirms’ Existence of Roman Town in Bulgaria’s Mezdra

A coin hoard of Ancient Roman silver coins, which has been discovered by accident in the roots of a large tree in the town of Mezdra in Northwest Bulgaria, according to archaeologists, confirms the previously hypothesized existence of a Roman settlement –

Society » Archaeology | November 10, 2017, Friday // 19:18 | Viewed: 3148

1,000-Year-Old Child’s Bracelet with Virgin Mary Stamp Found at Momchil’s Fortress in Southern Bulgaria

A metal child’s bracelet from the 11th-12th century with a stamp depicting the Virgin Mary – or the Holy Mother of God, as she is known in Eastern Orthodox Christianity – has been discovered by archaeologists during the excavations of the medieval Momchil

Society » Archaeology | November 9, 2017, Thursday // 20:13 | Viewed: 3321
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