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Bulgaria Seeks Foreign Paleontologists over New Fossils

Some 30 fossils of prehistoric fish have been found during the construction of Bulgaria's Lyulin Highway, about a week after a fish fossil was first uncovered by the builders.

Society » Archaeology | October 8, 2010, Friday // 18:43 | Viewed: 3327

Bulgarian Archaeologist Comes Across Ancient Rock Stove

Leading Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov has completed his four-month summer excavations at the Ancient Thracian city of Perperikon.

Society » Archaeology | October 5, 2010, Tuesday // 20:14 | Viewed: 11321

Bulgarian Highway Builders Dig Out Unknown Fish Fossil

A fossil of an unknown predator fish species, which is believed to be 200 million years old, has been found by workers during the construction of Bulgaria's Lyulin Highway.

Society » Archaeology | September 30, 2010, Thursday // 09:01 | Viewed: 4135

Construction Workers Dig Precious Find on Bulgarian Highway

Workers building the Lyulin highway near Bulgaria's capital Sofia excavated a unique find Wednesday – a fish fossil whose age is estimated at 200 million years.

Society » Archaeology | September 29, 2010, Wednesday // 20:31 | Viewed: 1910

Archaeologists Mull Displaying St. John Relics in Sofia

The relics of St. John the Baptist, which were found in July near the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Sozopol, might be lying in state in Sofia on November 21.

Society » Archaeology | September 26, 2010, Sunday // 14:09 | Viewed: 3655

Bulgarian Archaeologists Unearth 7000-Year-Old Village

A prehistoric home dated back 7000 years has been uncovered by a team of Bulgarian archaeologists at Telish in the central northern District of Pleven.

Society » Archaeology | September 25, 2010, Saturday // 16:04 | Viewed: 8626

Bulgarian Archaeologists Find 2300-Year-Old Coffin

Bulgarian archaeologists have uncovered two ancient graves during excavations in the Necropolis of Mesambria in the Black Sea town of Nessebar.

Society » Archaeology | September 24, 2010, Friday // 19:31 | Viewed: 5656

Bulgarian Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Roman Highway, Fortress

A team of archaeologists from the Bulgarian National History Museum has uncovered a highway dating back to the zenith of the Roman Empire.

Society » Archaeology | September 20, 2010, Monday // 18:29 | Viewed: 10494

Bulgarian History Museum Reveals Early Christian Tombs

The Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov has stated that the early Christian tombs from the necropolis of the ancient Roman city of Serdica, which is today's Sofia, are a new tourist attraction.

Society » Archaeology | September 16, 2010, Thursday // 14:02 | Viewed: 3164

Bulgarian Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Artifact in Nessebar

Bulgarian archaeologists have found a bronze hydria in a tomb dating back to 4th century BC during excavations in the Necropolis of Mesembria in the Black Sea city of Nessebar.

Society » Archaeology | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 16:35 | Viewed: 16260

Top Bulgarian Archaeologist Stumbles Upon 2 Ancient Thrace Tombs

Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov has discovered two tombs of Ancient Thracian rulers near the famous rock city and sanctuary of Perperikon.

Society » Archaeology | September 1, 2010, Wednesday // 17:29 | Viewed: 8923

Locals Back Bulgarian Diaspora Minister in St. John Issue

Local authorities from Bulgaria’s southern Black Sea coast united in defense of the Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians Abroad, Bozhidar Dimitorv, regarding the issue with the recently discovered of the relics of St. John the Baptist.

Society » Archaeology | August 30, 2010, Monday // 14:41 | Viewed: 2209

Bulgarian Archeologists Uncover Trojan War Burial Sites

A burial site with three funeral mounds is researched by Bulgarian archeologists near the southern city of Yambol.

Society » Archaeology | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 10:18 | Viewed: 4695

Bulgaria Govt Case for John the Baptist Relics Dealt Heavy Blow

A German historian has denied his comments on the relics recently unearthed in Bulgaria and purported to be John the Baptist, were made on behalf of the Vatican, discrediting the euphoric government.

Society » Archaeology | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 14:19 | Viewed: 3806

UK Expert on Bulgaria's John the Baptist Relicts: Saints Don't Have DNA Profiles

The relics, recently unearthed off Sozopol on Bulgaria's southern coast and purported to be John the Baptist, had been acquired by the island's early monastic settlers in the genuine belief they were holy, a British expert said.

Society » Archaeology | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 3771

Greek Archaeologists Claim They Discovered Odysseus' Palace

Greek archaeologists have claimed they have found the palace of Odysseus during excavations on the Ithaca island in the Ionian Sea.

Society » Archaeology | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 21249

Bulgaria FinMin: John the Baptist Relics Genuine, Vatican Says So

Bulgaria’s finance minister has expressed confidence the relics, recently unearthed near the coastal town of Sozopol and purported to be John the Baptist, are authentic, apparently looking to the discovery for salvation of a financial sort.

Society » Archaeology | August 22, 2010, Sunday // 11:40 | Viewed: 5728

St. John the Baptist Relics in Bulgaria 'Genuine, Rivals of Qumran Manuscripts'

The Greek inscription on the tiny sandstone box is a very strong proof that the relics of John the Baptist are genuine, this is key clue to their origin, excavation leader Professor Kazimir Popkonstantinov said in an exclusive interview for

Society » Archaeology | August 20, 2010, Friday // 16:00 | Viewed: 8060

World Scuba Diving Champ Fascinated by Bulgarian Sea Artifacts

The world Scuba Diving Champion, Pascal Bernabe, is searching for remnants of sunken ships in Black Sea waters near the Bulgarian coastal town of Sozopol, the TV channel bTV reports Tuesday.

Society » Archaeology | August 17, 2010, Tuesday // 20:14 | Viewed: 5864

Top Archeologist: Treasure Hunting Is Unavoidable in Bulgaria

Prominent archeologist, Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov, says archeologists and treasure hunters in Bulgaria will always exist together, doing parallel work.

Society » Archaeology | August 17, 2010, Tuesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 3786

Bulgaria Restores Balkans' Top Monastery Complex

Bulgaria will finally be able to restore one of the largest monastery complexes on the Balkans - the medieval "St.

Society » Archaeology | August 16, 2010, Monday // 09:41 | Viewed: 1938
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