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Bulgaria Confirms John the Baptist Relics Unearthed in Sozopol

Parts of Saint John the Baptist's relics have been discovered during archaeological excavations in Bulgaria's southern Black Sea town of Sozopol, archaeologists announced on Sunday, confirming earlier reports.

Society » Archaeology | August 1, 2010, Sunday // 15:14 | Viewed: 28840

Archaeologists Uncover John the Baptist Relics in Bulgaria's Sozopol - Report

Parts of St. John the Baptist's relics might have been discovered during archeological excavations in Bulgaria's southern Black Sea town of Sozopol, report Bulgarian media.

Society » Archaeology | July 29, 2010, Thursday // 10:04 | Viewed: 30997

Bulgarian Archaeologists Carry Out 'Rescue' Digs Close to Greek Border

Four teams of Bulgarian archaeologists are taking up "rescue excavations" of a large area in the Rhodope Mountains slated for the construction of an international road.

Society » Archaeology | July 27, 2010, Tuesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 5909

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Wealthy Prehistoric Settlement

Bulgarian archaeologists have found what has been described as a "wealthy" 8000-year-old town close to the Danube city of Ruse.

Society » Archaeology | July 25, 2010, Sunday // 18:32 | Viewed: 7428

Archaeologists Uncover 'Bulgarian Machu Picchu'

Bulgarian archaeologists have uncovered a unique residence of the rulers of the Odrysian Kingdom, the state of the most powerful tribe of Ancient Thrace.

Society » Archaeology | July 21, 2010, Wednesday // 18:31 | Viewed: 20091

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Precious Find in Black Sea

A three-mast sail ship, dating from the 18th-19th century, has been found by divers 26 meters east from the Bulgarian southern Black Sea town of Sozopol.

Society » Archaeology | July 21, 2010, Wednesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 7599

Japanese TV Films Thracian Culture Documentary in Bulgaria

Japanese filmmakers from the Japanese National TV, NHK, are in Bulgaria making a documentary about the Thracian cultural heritage on Bulgarian lands.

Society » Archaeology | July 20, 2010, Tuesday // 15:09 | Viewed: 3009

Bulgarian Archaeologists Preserve Skeleton of '1st European Man'

The 8000-year-old skeleton of a young man found near the village of Ohoden has been taken to the Regional History Museum in Vratsa.

Society » Archaeology | July 9, 2010, Friday // 10:01 | Viewed: 12702

Scholars Claim Bulgarians Descended from Iran

The place of origin of the Ancient Bulgarians is most likely Eastern Iran, a group of anthropologists and scientists have claimed after an exploratory trip to the Persian lands.

Society » Archaeology | July 7, 2010, Wednesday // 20:56 | Viewed: 26939

New Thracian Tomb Archaeology Complex Opens for Visitors in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's newest archaeological complex consisting of a tomb of an Ancient Thrace aristocrat and displaying a uniquely preserved Thracian chariot has been opened in the village of Karanovo Saturday.

Society » Archaeology | June 26, 2010, Saturday // 17:15 | Viewed: 21199

Bulgarian Archaeologists Hope to Find Constantine's Palace

A large ancient building located under the St. Nedelya Cathedral in downtown Sofia might turn out to be a palace of Roman Emperor Constantine the Great, according to Bulgarian archaeologists.

Society » Archaeology | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 19:56 | Viewed: 8634

Bulgarian Expedition Travels to Iran in Search of Roots

A Bulgaria expedition, the fist of a kind, has left for Iran to search for proof for the Iranian origin of Bulgarians.

Society » Archaeology | June 16, 2010, Wednesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 8022

DNA Analysis Reveals Pamir Origin of Bulgarians

Bulgarian genes are very close to those of people living in the Pamir region, the scientific expedition Tangra concludes.

Society » Archaeology | June 10, 2010, Thursday // 11:44 | Viewed: 19502

Bulgarian Archaeologists 'Strike' Gold Treasure

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists discovered seven 13th-century gold coins in the northern city of Veliko Tarnovo.

Society » Archaeology | June 8, 2010, Tuesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 7818

5th Century BC Swastika Found in Bulgaria

The Swastika is one of the oldest symbols found on Bulgarian soil during archeology excavations near the village of Altimir, in the northern Vratsa Region.

Society » Archaeology | May 19, 2010, Wednesday // 16:12 | Viewed: 15147

Bulgaria Police Capture Archaeology Treasures in Crackdown

Bulgarian police have captured a number of invaluable archaeological finds in a police operation in Sofia and the eastern town of Stara Zagora.

Society » Archaeology | April 30, 2010, Friday // 14:16 | Viewed: 6019

Bulgarian Capital to Invest Big in Downtown Archaeology Complex

Bulgaria's capital Sofia needs about BGN 20 M in order to excavate and restore the archaeology complex of ancient and medieval Serdika.

Society » Archaeology | April 28, 2010, Wednesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 3143

Bulgarian Builders Almost Ruin Thrace Archaeology Site

Specialists from the Yambol History Museum have prevented the destruction of a valuable archaeological site during road construction in Southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | April 20, 2010, Tuesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 13689

Metro Helps Make Downtown Sofia Top Archaeology Complex

An archaeological complex on several levels will be set up in the very downtown of the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | March 21, 2010, Sunday // 20:32 | Viewed: 4097

Sofia Metro Construction Stumbles upon Invaluable Archaeology Site

The construction of the second metro line in the Bulgarian capital Sofia has been stopped over the discovery of a unique archaeology site.

Society » Archaeology | March 16, 2010, Tuesday // 19:09 | Viewed: 11747

Bulgaria Archaeologists, Architects Move to Save Cybele Temple

A commission of archaeologists and architects is set on securing a National Monument status for the temple of Greek goddess Cybele in Bulgaria's Balchik.

Society » Archaeology | March 12, 2010, Friday // 21:08 | Viewed: 10740
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