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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: 4219

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: 2731

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: 1350

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: 4263

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: 1753

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: 1805

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: 1404

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: 2065

'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: 2343

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: 1488

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: 1664

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: 2023

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: 1790

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: 5831

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: 5013

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: 14369

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: 1012

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: 9393

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: 5041

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: 2009

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: 1873