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Bulgaria's Plovdiv Moves to Reveal Roman Forum

Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv will invest BGN 100 000 into making the western portion of its Roman forum visible, it has been revealed.

Society » Archaeology | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 15:03 | Viewed: 2371

Disastrous Bulgarian Flood Reveals Roman Building Remnants - Report

A floor surface from Roman times has been allegedly discovered in the river dike in the Bulgarian village of Biser that was recently destroyed by a disastrous flood.

Society » Archaeology | March 5, 2012, Monday // 17:09 | Viewed: 4132

Bulgarian Govt Exacerbates Conflict with Archaeologists over Highways

The construction of an 8 km section of Bulgaria's northern highway Hemus could be frozen as a result of new funding demands by archaeologists working on the ground, Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has announced.

Society » Archaeology | February 16, 2012, Thursday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1426

Bulgarian Archeology 2011 Exhibit Launched in Sofia

The fifth edition of the exhibit Bulgarian Archeology 2011 dedicated to the last year archeology season in the country was opened at the National Archeology Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS.

Society » Archaeology | February 13, 2012, Monday // 17:03 | Viewed: 4577

Bulgarian Archaeologists Find 130 Ancient Sites along Nabucco Route

Bulgarian archaeologists surveying the route of the future Nabucco gas transit pipeline have uncovered about 130 archaeological sites, Bulgaria's National Archaeological Institute has announced.

Society » Archaeology | February 13, 2012, Monday // 16:11 | Viewed: 4700

Sea Storm Unveils Ancient Town on Bulgaria's Coast

The wall of an ancient building, most likely from Roman times, emerged in Sarafovo, near the Balck Sea city of Burgas Wednesday.

Society » Archaeology | February 9, 2012, Thursday // 16:01 | Viewed: 9102

Bulgaria's PM Turns Nicer to Archaeologists over Highway Construction

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has made a deal with archaeologists digging on the route of a northern highway, after a few days ago he mistreated their colleagues blaming them for potential construction delays.

Society » Archaeology | January 15, 2012, Sunday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2502

Bulgarian PM Meets Archeologists on Hemus Hgwy

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, and the Minister of Regional Development, Lilyana Pavlova are inspecting Sunday the progress of construction works on the Hemus highway in northern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | January 15, 2012, Sunday // 11:15 | Viewed: 2354

Bulgarian Archaeologist Discovers Ancient Thracian Relief

A ceramic relief of an Ancient Thracian horseman, a major ancient deity, has been found at the holy rock city of Perperikon by Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov.

Society » Archaeology | January 12, 2012, Thursday // 14:49 | Viewed: 9453

Bulgarian PM Shocks Archaeologists with Insulting Treatment

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has treated local archaeologists in a surprisingly offensive fashion with respect to an archaeological site found during the construction of the southwestern highway "Struma".

Society » Archaeology | January 11, 2012, Wednesday // 17:27 | Viewed: 4247

The Bulgaria 2011 Review: Archaeology

On June 4, Bulgarian archeologists discovered what may have been the oldest settlement in Europe near the village of Yunatsite in the southern Pazardzhik Region.

Society » Archaeology | January 6, 2012, Friday // 16:41 | Viewed: 5783

Bulgarian Archeologists Discover Apollonia's Eastern Gate

Bulgarian archeologists made a breakthrough discovery in the ancient Black Sea town of Sozopol – they found the long-sought East Gate of Apollonia Pontica.

Society » Archaeology | December 29, 2011, Thursday // 09:50 | Viewed: 7714

Relics of St John the Baptist Examined by Scanner in Bulgaria

Modern medical scanners were used to examine the inside and make a 3D image of the relics of St. John the Baptist.

Society » Archaeology | December 19, 2011, Monday // 12:01 | Viewed: 3592

French Archaeologists to Join Forces with Bulgarians in Sozopol

Bulgarian archaeologists uncovered an heretofore unknown chruch in the ancient town of Sozopol on the Black Sea coast Sunday.

Society » Archaeology | November 27, 2011, Sunday // 18:12 | Viewed: 1828

Road Construction Destroys Unique Bulgarian Archeology Site

A bulldozer has destroyed a prehistoric settlement and a medieval church near the town of Momchilgrad in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | November 16, 2011, Wednesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 4665

10 000 Unique Archaeology Treasures to Be Unveiled in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's National History Museum will put on display about 10 000 "extremely valuable" archaeological finds and artifacts.

Society » Archaeology | November 14, 2011, Monday // 16:20 | Viewed: 3494

4 Archaeological Sites Revealed During Road Construction in Northeastern Bulgaria

Four archaeological sites have been found on the route of a highway section under construction near the northeastern Bulgarian town of Shumen.

Society » Archaeology | November 7, 2011, Monday // 14:37 | Viewed: 3361

Archaeologists Discover Gold Treasure of Medieval Bulgarian Dynasty

A total of 18 gold coins minted by medieval Bulgarian Tsar Ivan Alexander (r. 1331-1371) have been discovered by the team of renowned Bulgarian archaeologist Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov.

Society » Archaeology | November 2, 2011, Wednesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 9374

Archeological Find Proves Rakiya Is Bulgarian Invention

The oldest so far inscription, related to the traditional Bulgarian brandy, rakiya, has been found during archeological excavations on the Trapezitsa Hill in the Old Bulgarian capital Veliko Tarnovo in central Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | October 10, 2011, Monday // 15:29 | Viewed: 10235

Unique Early Christian Tomb to Be Opened in Bulgaria's Sofia

A unique early Christian tomb will be opened for tourists in downtown Sofia by Christmas, it has been announced.

Society » Archaeology | October 10, 2011, Monday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1783

Archeology Digs Provide Work for Jobless People in N Bulgaria

Unemployed people from northern Bulgaria will be used as labor in archeology excavations and maintenance of the antique settlements Ulpia Eskus and Dimum in the Region of the city of Pleven.

Society » Archaeology | October 1, 2011, Saturday // 11:40 | Viewed: 5949
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