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Grounds of Bulgarian Archaeology 'Sensation' Turned into Meadow

Much of the grounds of the Bulgarian archaeological reserve "Sboryanovo" near the town of Isperih and the village of Sveshtari have become a field planted with alfalfa.

Society » Archaeology | October 4, 2013, Friday // 13:51 | Viewed: 3713

Bulgarians Practiced Anti-Vampire Rituals up until 25 Years Ago – Archeologist

Rituals aiming to prevent dead people from turning into vampires were practiced in Bulgaria until quite recently, according to renowned Bulgarian archeologist Nikolay Ovcharov.

Society » Archaeology | October 2, 2013, Wednesday // 19:47 | Viewed: 7797

Archaeologists Discover Plaque Depicting Fortuna in Plovdiv

Archaeologists in Plovdiv discovered pieces of unique marble statues and a votive tablet depicting the Greek Goddess of luck Fortuna.

Society » Archaeology | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 17:17 | Viewed: 4230

Unique Thracian Carriage Discovered In Northern Bulgaria

Archeologists have unearthed a 25-centuries-old two-wheel carriage near the Bulgarian northeastern town of Sveshtari.

Society » Archaeology | September 25, 2013, Wednesday // 17:14 | Viewed: 6848

Bulgaria Unearths 2nd 'Vampire' Skeleton

A second skeleton of a medieval "vampire" has been discovered on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast.

Society » Archaeology | September 6, 2013, Friday // 14:45 | Viewed: 11680

Bulgarian Archeologists Uncover Large Votive Relief of Zeus

A team of Bulgarian archeologists led by Dr. Ivan Hristov has discovered an unusually large votive relief of the ancient Greek God Zeus near the Bulgarian village of Starosel.

Society » Archaeology | August 5, 2013, Monday // 13:35 | Viewed: 14383

Visitors Flock to Bulgaria's 1st Fully Restored Roman Fortress

The first fully restored Roman fortress in Bulgaria in the village of Belchin near the mountain town of Samokov has enjoyed huge interest over the weekend.

Society » Archaeology | July 22, 2013, Monday // 12:42 | Viewed: 3886

1st Fully Restored Roman Fortress Opens Doors in Bulgaria

The first fully restored Roman fortress in Bulgaria in the village of Belchin near the mountain town of Samokov opened doors for visitors Saturday.

Society » Archaeology | July 20, 2013, Saturday // 14:17 | Viewed: 4723

393 Ancient Roman Coins Discovered in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed 393 bronze coins from the 5th century AD, minted during the reign of Roman Emperor Theodosius II.

Society » Archaeology | July 10, 2013, Wednesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 7474

Bulgaria's 'Vampire' Skeleton Heads Back to Home Town

The skeleton of a medieval “vampire” discovered in Bulgaria is to be transported back to the town of Sozopol when archaeologists unearthed it last year.

Society » Archaeology | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 18:39 | Viewed: 2887

Restored 'Vampire' Face Seen in Bulgaria's History Museum

Residents and guests of the Bulgarian capital Sofia can see the reconstructed face of the "vampire from Sozopol" over the weekend and for few days next week in the National History Museum, NIM.

Society » Archaeology | May 31, 2013, Friday // 17:02 | Viewed: 8271

Unique Thracian Exhibit Opens in Sofia

The unique exhibit "The Sword of King Seuthes III" is opening Wednesday at the National History Museum, NIM, in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | April 10, 2013, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 6538

Bulgarian Archaeologists Uncover Major Roman Thermae

A Bulgarian team of archaeologists have discovered well-preserved remains of a Roman bath in the ancient Bulgarian town of Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | February 18, 2013, Monday // 16:12 | Viewed: 15432

Bulgaria Funds Varna Roman Baths Restoration with BGN 3 M

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, has pledged the significant amount of BGN 3 M for restoration and conservation of the historical Roman Baths in the Black Sea city of Varna.

Society » Archaeology | January 26, 2013, Saturday // 12:31 | Viewed: 5608

Unique Bulgarian Thracian Treasure May Be Displayed in US

US Ambassador to Bulgaria Marcie Ries has been impressed by the unique gold Thracian treasure that was recently discovered in the country's famous Sveshtari tomb.

Society » Archaeology | January 15, 2013, Tuesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 2830

Bulgarian Archeologists Unearth Poseidon, Priapus Temples

Bulgarian archeologists in the historical coastal town of Sozopol are working on unearthing two antique temples - of Gods Poseidon and Priapus.

Society » Archaeology | December 30, 2012, Sunday // 10:47 | Viewed: 9091

Bulgarian 'Vampire' Makes National Geographic 2012 Top 10

The "vampire" skeleton, unearthed during archaeology excavations in the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Sozopol, is included in the National Geographic ranking of the 10 most popular news pictures for 2012.

Society » Archaeology | December 12, 2012, Wednesday // 11:14 | Viewed: 5753

Bulgaria Unearths Ancient 'Millionaire's' Treasure

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed 40 silver coins during excavations in the second largest city of Plovdiv.

Society » Archaeology | November 28, 2012, Wednesday // 19:35 | Viewed: 3307

Ancient Necropolis Pops on Path of Bulgaria-Romania Gas Link

A necropolis with over 100 burials has been unearthed during archaeological excavations near the village of Marten in northern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | November 28, 2012, Wednesday // 16:35 | Viewed: 9772

Bulgarians Want Unique Thracian Treasure Back in Hometown

Residents of Bulgaria’s town of Isperih plan to launch a petition to have the unique gold Thracian treasure, recently discovered in the nearby famous Sveshtari tomb, to be returned to them.

Society » Archaeology | November 19, 2012, Monday // 12:06 | Viewed: 3088

Magnificent Bulgarian Thracian Gold 'Outshines' Obama's Win

The unique gold Thracian treasure, recently discovered in the famous Sveshtari tomb in Bulgaria, has become extremely popular on the British BBC.

Society » Archaeology | November 13, 2012, Tuesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 3284
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