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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: 1546

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: 1410

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: 1562

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: 1664

Scuba Diver Finds Oldest Coin in Bulgaria

An ancient coin believed to be the oldest one found so far in Bulgaria has been discovered in the Black Sea just off the town of Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 19:23 | Viewed: 10749

Archaeological Dig At Perperikon Gets Extra Funding

The archaeological dig at the Perperikon complex in south eastern Bulgaria got extra funding and will hire another 30 people, reports Vesti.

Society » Archaeology | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 15:19 | Viewed: 824

Archaeologists Uncover “Vampire” Burial In Plovdiv

Archaeologists uncovered a Christian necoropolis with 80 graves during a dig in downtown Plovdiv, reports Vesti.

Society » Archaeology | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 2860

Medieval Tavern Ruins Unearthed Near Bulgaria's Turgovishte

Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolai Ovcharov and his team unearthed the ruins of a medieval tavern in the town of Misioni, near the town of Turgovishte in north eastern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | August 25, 2014, Monday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1423

Sofia Mayor Pleads For Conservation Of Ancient Serdika Ruins

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova sent a letter to Culture Ministry pleading for urgent measures for the protection of the ruins of the ancient town of Serdika, report the media.

Society » Archaeology | August 16, 2014, Saturday // 14:20 | Viewed: 1876

Three Ancient Walls Discovered During Bridge Repairs in Sofia

Ancient walls dating back to the 2nd-4th century were found during the reconstruction of Sofia's landmark Lavov Most (Lion's Bridge) on Thursday.

Society » Archaeology | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1691

Suleiman the Magnificent Bath In Burgas To Open for Visitors

The restoration of the Suleiman the Magnificent bath in Burgas is almost complete and will open for visitors next year, report the Bulgarian-language  media.

Society » Archaeology | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 13:16 | Viewed: 1471

Bulgaria's Bononia is Largest Roman Fort Along Lower Danube - Expert

The Bononia fort located on the territory of northwestern Bulgarian city of Vidin is the largest Roman fort along the lower stretch of Danube river, according to an expert.

Society » Archaeology | August 4, 2014, Monday // 15:09 | Viewed: 2166

Bulgaria's Ancient City of Perperikon Excavations Funding Trimmed

The archaeological excavations of the Thracian city of Perperikon, located in Bulgaria's Eastern Rhodopes will start on August 4, professor Nikolay Ovcharov announced.

Society » Archaeology | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 1285

'Vampire' Funeral Found Near Vratsa

A Medieval funeral of a man was found during an archaeological dig near Bulgaria's northwestern town Vratsa, reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Archaeology | July 26, 2014, Saturday // 14:51 | Viewed: 2505

Scientists to Search for Ancient Civilization in Bulgaria's Rhodopes

An international expedition will seek signs left by an ancient civilization in the prehistoric sanctuaries of Belintash, Tatul and Harman Kaya in Bulgaria's Rhodope mountains.

Society » Archaeology | July 25, 2014, Friday // 17:51 | Viewed: 3176

Bulgaria's Government Allocates Additional BGN 1.5M For Archeology

Bulgaria's Council of Ministers has approved an additional expenditure of BGN 1.

Society » Archaeology | July 16, 2014, Wednesday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1381

Archaeologists Discover Richly Decorated XVIII c. Grave

Archaeologists found the grave of a young woman, laid to rest with all her jewels in an area near Bulgaria's Pernik, reports Darik radio.

Society » Archaeology | July 9, 2014, Wednesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1888

Bulgaria's Sozopol to Exhibit Ancient Artifacts in French Louvre

Bulgaria's Archaeological Museum in the Black Sea town of Sozopol will exhibit 24 valuable artifacts of the earliest ancient history of the town in the French Louvre Museum.

Society » Archaeology | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 978

Marine Explorer Claims to Have Found Columbus' Ship Santa Maria

Marine explorer Barry Clifford claims he has found the wreck of Christopher Columbus' flagship Santa Maria off the north coast of Haiti.

Society » Archaeology | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 15:39 | Viewed: 1093

Antique Coins Uncovered During Sofia Road Construction

A set of golden antique coins have been uncovered during the road construction work at Sofia's Maria Luisa and Slinvitsa boulevards, by Luvov Most (Lion's Bridge).

Society » Archaeology | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1326

Bulgarian Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Roman Roadside Complex Sostra

Archaeologists from Bulgaria's National History Museum have uncovered the roadside Sostra complex, situated on the Roman cursus publi-cus from Oescus to Philippopolis.

Society » Archaeology | May 11, 2014, Sunday // 13:21 | Viewed: 2661