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Bulgaria's Ancient Theatre in Plovdiv Older by Nearly a Century

A newly-discovered sign reads that the Ancient Theatre in Plovdiv was built in the 90’s of the 1st century AD and not as previously thought between 116 and 117 AD, announced the Mayor of Plovdiv Ivan Totev and archaeologists Maya Martinova and Nikolay Sha

Society » Archaeology | November 28, 2016, Monday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1572

Аrchaeologists Discover 4th Century Roman Bath in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

Archaeologists have discovered a Roman bath dated back to the 4th century in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv.

Society » Archaeology | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 13:45 | Viewed: 2022

Roman Bath Walls Uncovered in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

The massive walls of a Roman bath with impressive architecture were uncovered surprisingly during a clearing of a private property at the very centre of Plovdiv.

Society » Archaeology | November 4, 2016, Friday // 16:18 | Viewed: 2328

Unique 4th Century Mosaics Discovered in Plovdiv's Large Basilica

Unique mosaics from the second half of the 4th century AD and frescoes from the 10th and 11th century were discovered by archaeologists during excavations of the Large Basilica on Maria Luisa Blvd in Plovdiv.

Society » Archaeology | October 24, 2016, Monday // 16:51 | Viewed: 2231

Dordrecht Museum To Host Oldest Gold of Humankind Exhibition, Varna Treasure

The exhibition The Oldest Gold of Humankind presenting a part of the famous Varna treasure will take place in the Dordrecht Museum in Holland from October 28, 2016 to April 28, 2017.

Society » Archaeology | October 24, 2016, Monday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1992

44 Ship Wrecks Explored in Bulgaria's Black Sea

A total of 44 ship wrecks have been explored by experts of the Centre for Submarine Archaeology in Sozopol in 2016.

Society » Archaeology | October 22, 2016, Saturday // 17:22 | Viewed: 2609

Unique Golden Heart Discovered in Bulgaria's Veliki Preslav

A team of archeologists in Veliki Preslav has discovered a unique golden heart previously applied to the garment of a high-ranking person.

Society » Archaeology | October 14, 2016, Friday // 14:49 | Viewed: 2504

Bulgaria’s Pavlikeni To Revitalise Antique Ceramics Centre

A project to the amount of BGN 1.

Society » Archaeology | October 13, 2016, Thursday // 22:02 | Viewed: 2087

2,600-Year Old Stone Head of Apollo Donated To Bulgarian Historical Museum

A benefactor requesting anonymity has turned in a stone head – probably from a statue of Apollo – discovered in a potato field near the village of Alexandrovo, Stara Zagora district to the National Historical Museum (NHM).

Society » Archaeology | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 22:02 | Viewed: 1830

Bulgaria Allocates BGN 0.25 M to Building of First Capital's Basilica

The works to erect the Great Basilica in Pliska, the first capital of the first Bulgarian state founded in Southeast Europe, will receive additional funding, the government has decided.

Society » Archaeology | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 14721

Pioneering Maritime Archaeology in Black Sea

Pioneering Maritime Archaeology in the Black Sea

Society » Archaeology | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 14:18 | Viewed: 23199

Der Standard: Antiquities Traders Have Little to Fear of Bulgarian Authorities

Illegal trade in antiquities flourishes in Bulgaria, where "treasure hunters have little to fear of authorities," Austrian newspaper Der Standard says in an article.

Society » Archaeology | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 2590

Unique Byzantine Coin Discovered in Bulgaria's Balchik

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed a medieval coin depicting Emperor Nikephoros II Phokas (910s-969) in Balchik, by the northern Black Sea coast, local media report.

Society » Archaeology | August 1, 2016, Monday // 16:43 | Viewed: 4247

Bulgarian PM Unveils Archaeological Site with Museum Near Sredets

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov unveiled the completely renovated archaeological reserve Deultum near the village of Debelt in the municipality of Sredets on Sunday.

Society » Archaeology | April 11, 2016, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 36276

Excavation of Bulgaria's Largest Thracian Mound to Begin in May

The excavation of the largest unstudied Thracian mound in Bulgaria and the Balkan peninsula will begin in May.

Society » Archaeology | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 11:01 | Viewed: 10527

UNESCO, Italy Join Forces to Protect Cultural Heritage from Extremists

UNESCO Director-General  Irina Bokova and Italy’s Foreign Minister Paolo Gentilon have  signed an agreement for the establishment of an Italian Task Force for the protection of cultural heritage from extremists.

Society » Archaeology | February 17, 2016, Wednesday // 16:06 | Viewed: 7686

Egypt's 'Indiana Jones' to Reveal Details of Tutankhamun's Death in Sofia Lecture

Prominent Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass promised on Monday to reveal “for the first time how Tutankhamun died” at his public lecture in Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | February 8, 2016, Monday // 14:47 | Viewed: 9198

Archaeologists Explore Bulgaria's Submerged Cultural Heritage in Black Sea

The Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project (Black Sea M.

Society » Archaeology | December 23, 2015, Wednesday // 09:44 | Viewed: 7217

Specialists from Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein to Explore Bulgaria's Perperikon

Specialists from Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein will familiarise themselves with the history of the ancient Thracian city of Perperikon near the Bulgarian town of Kardzhali.

Society » Archaeology | December 18, 2015, Friday // 14:15 | Viewed: 7325

Bulgarian Govt Halts Restoration of Ancient Serdica Site in Sofia

Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov on Tuesday moved to stop restoration works at the site of Serdica, an ancient city whose remains lie beneath Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | October 13, 2015, Tuesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 32944

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Roman Coin Hoard in Downtown Sofia

Bulgarian archaeologists discovered an ancient Roman hoard consisting of 2976 silver denarii coins during excavations works at Saint Nedelya square in downtown Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | September 5, 2015, Saturday // 15:29 | Viewed: 37152
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