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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: 2648

'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: 8140

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: 6968

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: 2431

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: 7844

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: 1431

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: 4709

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: 3206

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: 1662

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: 4822

Thracian Temple In Starosel Is Falling Apart

The Thracian temple near the village of Starosel in central Bulgaria is falling apart and may not survive the winter, warned the village Mayor Ivan Zhutev, quoted by the Nova TV national channel.

Society » Archaeology | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 16:41 | Viewed: 2042

Archaeologists Find Medieval Gate in Agatopolis Fortress in Bulgaria's Ahtopol

During excavations in the medieval fortress Agatopolis in Bulgaria's Black Sea town of Ahtopol, archaeologists have discovered a gate resembling those in Preslav, Pliska and Drustur.

Society » Archaeology | October 17, 2014, Friday // 17:41 | Viewed: 2047

Archaeologists Excavate Late Antiquity Basilica At Hisarluka

Archaeologists excavate remains of late antiquity basilica and a medieval fortress at the Hisaluka hill near Bulgaria's Kyustendil.

Society » Archaeology | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1568

Archaeologists Uncover Secret Tunnels Beneath Bulgaria's Pliska

The archaeological team of Mariela Inkova uncovered a network of secret tunnels under the first capital of Bulgaria – Pliska, reports BGNES.

Society » Archaeology | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 10:51 | Viewed: 2393

'Vampire' Burial Uncovered In Perperikon

Grave of a young man on whom was performed an anti-vampire ritual was uncovered at archaeological excavations at the Perperikon site, reports News.

Society » Archaeology | October 10, 2014, Friday // 11:08 | Viewed: 2643

Archaeologists Uncover Unique Medallion Near Bulgaria's Harmanli

Archaeologists have uncovered a unique for Bulgaria medallion with spiralled snake heads in an excavation at the Kastra Rubra fortress, near Harmanli, reports Dnes.

Society » Archaeology | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1672

Valuable 10th Century Lead Seal Found in Bulgaria's Kireka

Archaeologists have found a 10th century lead seal belonging to a Byzantine ostiary - dignitary close to the emperor, in a medieval monastery complex in Bulgaria's Kireka area.

Society » Archaeology | October 3, 2014, Friday // 17:20 | Viewed: 1819

Plovdiv To Exhibit Mosaics From V c. Basilica

Bulgaria's city of Plovdiv is planning to exhibit almost 2 000 sq.

Society » Archaeology | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 11:35 | Viewed: 2229

Archaeologists Uncover 7000-Year-Old Wall Near Provadia

During this year's excavation in Europe's oldest salt mines near Provadia, eastern Bulgaria, archaeologists discovered a wall from the fifth millennium B.C.E.

Society » Archaeology | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 2081

Archaeologists Uncover Church Treasure Near Dobrich

An archaeological expedition uncovered a church treasure of more than 1200 early Byzantine coins near the Dobrich village of Debrene, said the director of the Dobirch history museum Kostadin Kostadinov.

Society » Archaeology | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 8605

Ancient Episcopal Basilica Found in Bulgaria's Zaldapa Excavations

Archaeologists have found valuable artifacts and an episcopal basilica during excavations of the ancient fortress Zaldapa near the village of Abrit, northeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 13:45 | Viewed: 8507