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Archaeological Research for Allegedly the Oldest Necropolis in the Balkans will not Start this Year

Archaeological excavations near the village of Topola, allegedly the oldest necropolis in the Balkans, will not start this year, Kavarna Mayor Nina Stavreva told Focus Radio.

Society » Archaeology | January 31, 2019, Thursday // 13:15 | Viewed: 8826

Excavation Continues in Bulgaria’s Trapesitsa Fortress

Archaeology in Bulgaria reports that the remains of a baby or very young child have been found in a clay pot among 50 other burials under the floor of a large fourteenth-century church in north-central Bulgaria’s Trapesitsa Fortress.

Society » Archaeology | January 24, 2019, Thursday // 09:56 | Viewed: 26222

'Indiana Jones of Art' Finds Stolen Spanish Carvings in English Garden

A Dutch art detective has returned two priceless stone reliefs stolen from an ancient Spanish church after tracing them to an English nobleman's garden where they were displayed as ornaments, reports AFP.

Society » Archaeology | January 22, 2019, Tuesday // 10:08 | Viewed: 3032

Luxurious Buildings Uncovered in Bulgaria’s Philipopolis

Archaeology in Bulgaria reports that luxurious residential and public buildings dating to the Roman era have been discovered on the southern slope of three hills in the heart of the ancient city of Philipopolis, which was also known as Trimontium.

Society » Archaeology | January 16, 2019, Wednesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 4196

New Archaeological Studies Rewrite the History of Ancient Philippopolis

New archaeological studies have proven that in the 4th century BC, peope in Plovdiv were not only living on the Three Hills, but also on the lowlands around them.

Society » Archaeology | January 5, 2019, Saturday // 12:51 | Viewed: 6374

Archaeologists Found an Ancient Street in the Center of Plovdiv

An ancient street from ancient Philippopolis was found by archaeologists in the center of Plovdiv.

Society » Archaeology | December 18, 2018, Tuesday // 15:40 | Viewed: 6750

Treasure Exhibition Open Doors at the National Museum of History

It has been a rich archeological year for the National Museum of History.

Society » Archaeology | December 13, 2018, Thursday // 13:11 | Viewed: 7634

Successful Archaeological Year for the Bulgarian National Museum of History

Part of the hundreds of gold and silver coins, as well as jewelry from the medieval treasure of the Kaliakra fortress, found this summer by the team of Assoc.

Society » Archaeology | December 10, 2018, Monday // 14:16 | Viewed: 7451

Egypt Unveils Ancient Tomb and Sarcophagi in Luxor

Egypt on Saturday unveiled an ancient tomb, sarcophagi and funerary artifacts discovered in the Theban necropolis of Al-Assasif in the southern city of Luxor, reports AFP.

Society » Archaeology | November 25, 2018, Sunday // 10:32 | Viewed: 6643

Archaeologists Find ‘World’s First’ Golden Cross, But Will it Contain Fragments of the Cross of Jesus?

Archaeologists have announced the discovery of a golden cross, thought to contain remnants of the Holy Cross of Jesus, in the medieval capital of the Bulgarian Empire.

Society » Archaeology | November 22, 2018, Thursday // 00:22 | Viewed: 7326

The 19th-century Treasure Discovered in Pleven Prison Presented in Museum

In the Archeology Hall of the Regional Museum of History - Pleven, a treasure from the 19th century was presented after excavation works in the courtyard of the prison in Pleven.

Society » Archaeology | November 21, 2018, Wednesday // 15:32 | Viewed: 3295

Bulgaria Will Propose to UNWTO and UNESCO to Create a Global Route of Ancient Civilisations

''Bulgaria will propose to the World Tourism Organisation and UNESCO the creation of a global route of ancient civilisations'', Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova said during the 2nd International Congress of World Civilisations and Historical Routes,

Society » Archaeology | November 15, 2018, Thursday // 14:54 | Viewed: 8482

Lost Аncient City was Discovered During Excavations in Greece

Greece’s culture ministry said Tuesday that archaeologists have located the first tangible remains of a lost city that the ancient Greeks believed was first settled by Trojan captives of war after the sack of Troy.

Society » Archaeology | November 14, 2018, Wednesday // 15:28 | Viewed: 4816

Massive Ancient Underground City Once Housed 20,000 People

Many of us have fantasized about having a door in our home that leads us to a hidden world, but can you imagine a buried city laying just behind the walls of your house? In 1963, a Turkish man knocked down a wall in his basement, only to discover the anci

Society » Archaeology | November 13, 2018, Tuesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 12811

Egypt Calls on UK to Return Rosetta Stone

Egypt renewed its request for the British Museum to return the prized Rosetta stone to its country of origin.

Society » Archaeology | November 12, 2018, Monday // 19:26 | Viewed: 7019

Euronews: Statue Found in Bulgaria Could ‘Push Back’ Europe’s Neolithic Era

Archaeologists have uncovered an 8,000-year-old figurine of a woman's upper body in a dig in northwest Bulgaria, reports Euronews.

Society » Archaeology | November 12, 2018, Monday // 16:45 | Viewed: 6189

Rare Gold Reliquary Cross Found in Medieval Bulgarian Fortress

Bulgarian archaeologists have discovered a rare gold reliquary cross during excavations at a medieval stronghold dating back to the Second Bulgarian Empire, reports Reuters.

Society » Archaeology | November 10, 2018, Saturday // 09:27 | Viewed: 6602

Cave Paintings from 40,000 Years Ago are World's Earliest Figurative Art

A painting of an animal in an Indonesian cave dates from at least 40,000 years ago, making it the world's oldest piece of figurative art, new research has shown, reports AFP.

Society » Archaeology | November 8, 2018, Thursday // 09:05 | Viewed: 4827

Bulgarian Artefacts Rescued from the Black Market Go on Display

An exhibition of artefacts rescued from black marketeers in Bulgaria opened to the public at Sofia’s archaeological museum on Wednesday, part of an effort to raise awareness of the threat that trafficking poses to the country’s cultural heritage, reports

Society » Archaeology | November 8, 2018, Thursday // 08:25 | Viewed: 8334

The Marble Female Head that was Unearthed in Heraclea Sintica is very well Preserved

The marble female head that we unearthed in Heraclea Sintica is very well preserved, including all details on the face, Director of the National Archaeological Institute with a Museum (NAIM) at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Dr.

Society » Archaeology | October 27, 2018, Saturday // 10:41 | Viewed: 8214

Archaeologists from 12 Countries Take Part in Scientific Conference in Galabovo

Archaeologists from 12 countries and scientists from all over Bulgaria participate in the scientific conference held in the town of Galabovo, South Bulgaria, on 25th of October, reports BNT.

Society » Archaeology | October 26, 2018, Friday // 10:34 | Viewed: 5371
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