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The Great Basilica of Plovdiv was Built on an Older Temple

The great episcopal basilica in Plovdiv was built with the financial help of the emperors of the Eastern Roman Empire.

Society » Archaeology | May 14, 2018, Monday // 16:48 | Viewed: 5785

Archeologists Find Remains of Roman-era Temple in Egypt

CAIRO -- Egypt says archeologists have uncovered the remains of a temple dating back to the second century.

Society » Archaeology | May 11, 2018, Friday // 15:57 | Viewed: 3122

BGN 100,000 were Granted for the Continuation of the Archaeological Excavations of Heraclea Sintica

The government has approved BGN 100,000 in addition to the budget of the Ministry of Culture.

Society » Archaeology | May 9, 2018, Wednesday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1996

This 3,000-Year-Old Horse Got a Human-Style Burial

Live Science - More than 3,000 years ago in the Nile River Valley, a body was carefully prepared for ceremonial burial.

Society » Archaeology | April 30, 2018, Monday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1521

Archaeologists Find the Biggest Ancient Child Sacrifice

Archaeologists in northern Peru say they have found evidence of what could be the world's largest single case of child sacrifice.

Society » Archaeology | April 28, 2018, Saturday // 11:41 | Viewed: 4162

13-year-old Boy Unearths Lost Treasure of 10th Century Danish King

13-year-old boy and an amateur archaeologist have helped to uncover a unique stash of lost treasure thought to be associated with the legendary Danish King "Harald Bluetooth," who brought Christianity to Denmark in the 10th century.

Society » Archaeology | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 2397

Red-Figure Krater Unearthed in Bulgaria

Archaeology in Bulgaria reports that a dwelling dating to the sixth century B.

Society » Archaeology | April 11, 2018, Wednesday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2514

Archaeologists Have Discovered a Roman Tomb in the Courtyard of the Medical University in Plovdiv

A Roman tomb of the 1-3 century was discovered at the Medical University in Plovdiv.

Society » Archaeology | April 4, 2018, Wednesday // 19:17 | Viewed: 18902

Medieval Grave Excavated in Southern Bulgaria

Archaeology in Bulgaria reports that researchers led by Maya Martinova of the Plovdiv Museum of Archaeology found an arrow in the chest area of a skeleton dating to the eleventh or twelfth century A.

Society » Archaeology | December 13, 2017, Wednesday // 11:10 | Viewed: 6719

Archaeologists Find Medieval Grave with Skeleton with Arrow in Chest in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

A medieval grave from the 11th-12th century with an arrow in or at the chest of the buried person has been discovered by archaeologists at the start of rescue excavations at the Antiquity Odeon, an ancient performance facility, in the city of Plovdiv in S

Society » Archaeology | December 8, 2017, Friday // 22:03 | Viewed: 4857

Archaeologists May Have Discovered Ancient Thracian, Roman Town Scaptopara, Precursor of Bulgaria’s Blagoevgrad

Archaeologists have discovered the ruins of a large town from the time of the Roman Empire hypothesizing that it might be the Ancient Thracian and Roman settlement of Scaptopara, the predecessor of today’s city of Blagoevgrad in Southwest Bulgaria, whose

Society » Archaeology | November 30, 2017, Thursday // 20:55 | Viewed: 4662

Medieval Fortress Wall, Lady’s Ring with Crystal Discovered in Rescue Digs in Bulgaria’s Asenovgrad

A fortress wall from the medieval Byzantine and Bulgarian town of Stanimachos / Stanimaka has been discovered in the southern Bulgarian town of Asenovgrad, together with luxury sgraffito ceramics and lady’s ring with a crystal.

Society » Archaeology | November 26, 2017, Sunday // 19:09 | Viewed: 4566

Early Iron Age, Late Roman Settlement with Bi-ritual Necropolis Discovered in Southwest Bulgaria

A large settlement which was inhabited during the Early Iron Age (ca.

Society » Archaeology | November 23, 2017, Thursday // 22:29 | Viewed: 5680

Archaeologists Discover Large Roman Building under Tree Where Coin Hoard Was Found in Bulgaria's Mezdra

The foundations of a large Ancient Roman building which may have been burned down during a barbarian invasion in the 4th century AD have been discovered in the town of Mezdra in Northwest Bulgaria after local archaeologists began rescue excavations at a s

Society » Archaeology | November 22, 2017, Wednesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 5606

Archaeologists Find Ancient Thracian Fortress near Bulgaria’s Burgas Bulldozed by Treasure Hunter

An Ancient Thracian fortress from the Late Hellenistic Period (2th-1st century BC) has been discovered by archaeologists near the town of Izvor, Burgas District, in Southeast Bulgaria, after the site had been damaged by a treasure hunter.

Society » Archaeology | November 21, 2017, Tuesday // 21:25 | Viewed: 4666

Archaeologists have Discovered the Earliest Known Drawings of Dogs (Video)

German archaeologists have discovered rock paintings of 8,000-year-old dogs in Saudi Arabia, the Daily Mail reported.

Society » Archaeology | November 21, 2017, Tuesday // 12:37 | Viewed: 5392

Large Medieval Gold Treasure Seized from Treasure Hunters in Bulgaria’s Kazanlak

A large medieval gold treasure consisting of adornments made of the precious metal and semi-precious stones has been discovered by accident by the police in the town of Kazanlak in Central Bulgaria inside the car of what appear to be treasure hunters.

Society » Archaeology | November 18, 2017, Saturday // 04:58 | Viewed: 5492

Archaeologists Find Statue of Egyptian Goddess Isis, Satyr’s Head at Roman Villa, Nymphaeum in Bulgaria’s Kasnakovo

A 2nd century AD marble statue of the Ancient Egyptian goddess Isis, who was also worshipped in the wider Greco-Roman world, and a marble head of a satyr, a male companion of ancient wine god Dionysus, have been discovered by archaeologists at a Roman vil

Society » Archaeology | November 17, 2017, Friday // 20:04 | Viewed: 5389

Bulgaria’s Plovdiv to Buy Back Roman Forum of Ancient Philipopolis 15 Years after Selling It

The local authorities in the southern Bulgarian city of Plovdiv have struck a deal to buy back a property containing the southern part of the Ancient Roman Forum (main square) of the Antiquity city of Philipopolis, a property that was perplexing sold by P

Society » Archaeology | November 17, 2017, Friday // 20:00 | Viewed: 4703

Archaeologists Have Discovered a Unique Statue of the Goddess Isis

Archaeologists have discovered a unique statue of the goddess Isis and a marble head of satire in the Sanctuary of the Nymphs and Aphrodite near the Dimitrovgrad village of Kasnakovo.

Society » Archaeology | November 17, 2017, Friday // 16:42 | Viewed: 7797

Ancient Thracian Warrior’s Grave Containing Gold Plated Beads Found near Bulgaria’s Black Sea Town Primorsko

A grave of an Ancient Thracian warrior from the 4th-3rd century BC whose funeral inventory contains gold plated ceramic beads has been discovered by archaeologists in a burial mound in Silihlyar, an area near Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort of Primorsko.

Society » Archaeology | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 20:06 | Viewed: 4750
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