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Bulgarian Archaeology 2016 to Feature Last Year's Most Thrilling Finds

A temporary exhibition highlighting the most interesting discoveries of 2016 will be hosted by the National Institute of Archaeology in Sofia, starting Wednesday.

Society » Archaeology | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 11:33 | Viewed: 2355

Nearly 600 Antique Coins Donated To Silistra History Museum

The History Museum in Silistra has received as a donation nearly 600 antique coins and other cultural valuables confiscated by the state during legal proceedings at the Silistra District Court.

Society » Archaeology | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 19:09 | Viewed: 2219

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: 3121

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: 3642

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: 3742

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: 3655

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: 3551

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: 4035

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: 3911

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: 3473

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: 3190

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: 16727

Pioneering Maritime Archaeology in Black Sea

Pioneering Maritime Archaeology in the Black Sea

Society » Archaeology | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 14:18 | Viewed: 25354

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: 3946

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: 5624

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: 38163

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: 12031

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: 9054

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: 10630

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: 8579

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: 8670
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