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Bulgarian History Museum Showcases Treasures Free of Charge

The National History Museum, NIM, in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, is offering free admission on December 22, 23 and 30.

Society » Archaeology | December 22, 2013, Sunday // 11:50 | Viewed: 2077

Thracian Gold Returns to Sofia's History Museum

Sofia's National History Museum, NIM will showcase the Thracian gold treasures in its exhibition "Legends Come to Life".

Society » Archaeology | December 19, 2013, Thursday // 15:16 | Viewed: 1930

Statue of Roman Magistrate Unearthed in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

A marble statue of a Roman magistrate has been unearthed in the Roman Forum in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv, archaeologists have announced.

Society » Archaeology | November 25, 2013, Monday // 18:58 | Viewed: 13162

Bulgarian Archaeologists Unveil Tomb of Thracian Priestess

Bulgarian archeologists working at the Sveshtari tomb have made new important findings suggesting the burial of a female Thracian cult leader.

Society » Archaeology | November 21, 2013, Thursday // 15:50 | Viewed: 15004

100+ Archaeological Sites on Bulgaria's South Stream Pipeline Stretch

There are over 100 archaeological sites on the route of the South Stream gas pipeline in Bulgaria and their fate remains unknown.

Society » Archaeology | November 17, 2013, Sunday // 15:36 | Viewed: 3536

New Archaeology Treasue Unearthed in Bulgaria

Emergency excavations in the construction of the gas pipeline route between Bulgaria and Romania have yielded the latest archeological treasure.

Society » Archaeology | November 2, 2013, Saturday // 15:01 | Viewed: 8390

Bulgaria's Sveshtari Thracian Tomb Celebrated Life

Over the year, Bulgarian archaeologists have made important new discoveries about the Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari, announced archaeologist Prof. Diana Gergova.

Society » Archaeology | October 27, 2013, Sunday // 13:42 | Viewed: 26301

Ancient Wine Cellar Discovered in Bulgaria's Nessebar

Archaeologists in Bulgaria's Black Sea town of Nessebar have dug up an antique winery, believed to date back to the 5th century B.C.

Society » Archaeology | October 18, 2013, Friday // 18:18 | Viewed: 3815

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: 3067

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: 5166

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: 3754

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: 4502

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: 5685

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: 12693

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: 3077

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: 3147

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: 6651

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: 2261

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: 5440

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: 5355

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: 12118
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