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Bulgaria with 50 000 Illegal Antique Collections

Bulgaria has nearly 50 000 undeclared antique collections, Prosecutor Nikolay Solarov, says.

Society » Archaeology | November 6, 2010, Saturday // 13:28 | Viewed: 3779

Bulgarian Expert: Seized Statue Is Not Aphrodite

The 2-meter antique statue, which was found buried in the back yard of a Bulgarian village house belonging to illegal treasure hunters, is not of Aphrodite, as the police, who seized it, initially believed.

Society » Archaeology | October 31, 2010, Sunday // 10:00 | Viewed: 4511

Bulgarian Police Seize Aphrodite Statue from Archaeology Criminals

Bulgarian police have shattered a crime group trafficking archaeological finds, including breath-taking items such as 2-meter marble statue of Aphrodite.

Society » Archaeology | October 29, 2010, Friday // 19:52 | Viewed: 4927

Bulgarian Archaeologists Stumble Upon 8000-Year-Old Skeleton

Bulgarian archaeologists clearing a plot for highway construction have come across a Neolithic home and a skeleton date back to 6000 BC.

Society » Archaeology | October 24, 2010, Sunday // 18:45 | Viewed: 13315

Bulgarian Archaeologist Shows Off Perperikon Finds

Leading Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov has presented the latest finds of his team from the Ancient Thrace and Rome fortress of Perperikon in the Rhodope Mountain.

Society » Archaeology | October 18, 2010, Monday // 15:41 | Viewed: 8494

Bulgaria's Predator Fish Fossil Confirmed to Be Unknown Species

The 200-million-year-old fossil of a predator fish found during the construction of the Lyulin Highway in Western Bulgaria has been confirmed to belong to a previously unknown species.

Society » Archaeology | October 15, 2010, Friday // 16:24 | Viewed: 3616

Bulgaria's Plovdiv to Receive Fee for Top Archaeology Treasure

A settlement has been proposed of the recently erupted brawl over museum ownership of Bulgaria's top archaeological asset, the so-called Panagyurishte Gold Treasure.

Society » Archaeology | October 12, 2010, Tuesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 3383

Bulgaria's Panagyurishte Partakes in Gold Treasure Brawl

The municipal councilors from Bulgaria's Panagyurishte Town Hall declare they are outraged by the dispute between Sofia and Plovdiv about the country's most impressive archaeological gold treasure from Ancient Thrace.

Society » Archaeology | October 11, 2010, Monday // 12:14 | Viewed: 3448

Mayor Hijacks Bulgaria's Top Archaeology Treasure

A real war is on the way between the Mayor of Bulgaria's Plovdiv Slavcho Atanasov and the central government for the rights on the country's most impressive archaeological gold treasure from Ancient Thrace.

Society » Archaeology | October 9, 2010, Saturday // 16:59 | Viewed: 4125

Bulgarian Thracian Gold Treasure to Delight Plovdiv

Bulgaria's world-famous Panagyurishte gold treasure dating back to Thracian times is to be displayed at the Archeology Museum in the second largest city of Plovdiv.

Society » Archaeology | October 9, 2010, Saturday // 11:42 | Viewed: 3136

Bulgaria Seeks Foreign Paleontologists over New Fossils

Some 30 fossils of prehistoric fish have been found during the construction of Bulgaria's Lyulin Highway, about a week after a fish fossil was first uncovered by the builders.

Society » Archaeology | October 8, 2010, Friday // 18:43 | Viewed: 2621

Bulgarian Archaeologist Comes Across Ancient Rock Stove

Leading Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov has completed his four-month summer excavations at the Ancient Thracian city of Perperikon.

Society » Archaeology | October 5, 2010, Tuesday // 20:14 | Viewed: 9384

Bulgarian Highway Builders Dig Out Unknown Fish Fossil

A fossil of an unknown predator fish species, which is believed to be 200 million years old, has been found by workers during the construction of Bulgaria's Lyulin Highway.

Society » Archaeology | September 30, 2010, Thursday // 09:01 | Viewed: 3090

Construction Workers Dig Precious Find on Bulgarian Highway

Workers building the Lyulin highway near Bulgaria's capital Sofia excavated a unique find Wednesday – a fish fossil whose age is estimated at 200 million years.

Society » Archaeology | September 29, 2010, Wednesday // 20:31 | Viewed: 1688

Archaeologists Mull Displaying St. John Relics in Sofia

The relics of St. John the Baptist, which were found in July near the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Sozopol, might be lying in state in Sofia on November 21.

Society » Archaeology | September 26, 2010, Sunday // 14:09 | Viewed: 2856

Bulgarian Archaeologists Unearth 7000-Year-Old Village

A prehistoric home dated back 7000 years has been uncovered by a team of Bulgarian archaeologists at Telish in the central northern District of Pleven.

Society » Archaeology | September 25, 2010, Saturday // 16:04 | Viewed: 7533

Bulgarian Archaeologists Find 2300-Year-Old Coffin

Bulgarian archaeologists have uncovered two ancient graves during excavations in the Necropolis of Mesambria in the Black Sea town of Nessebar.

Society » Archaeology | September 24, 2010, Friday // 19:31 | Viewed: 4511

Bulgarian Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Roman Highway, Fortress

A team of archaeologists from the Bulgarian National History Museum has uncovered a highway dating back to the zenith of the Roman Empire.

Society » Archaeology | September 20, 2010, Monday // 18:29 | Viewed: 8132

Bulgarian History Museum Reveals Early Christian Tombs

The Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov has stated that the early Christian tombs from the necropolis of the ancient Roman city of Serdica, which is today's Sofia, are a new tourist attraction.

Society » Archaeology | September 16, 2010, Thursday // 14:02 | Viewed: 2511

Bulgarian Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Artifact in Nessebar

Bulgarian archaeologists have found a bronze hydria in a tomb dating back to 4th century BC during excavations in the Necropolis of Mesembria in the Black Sea city of Nessebar.

Society » Archaeology | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 16:35 | Viewed: 14275

Top Bulgarian Archaeologist Stumbles Upon 2 Ancient Thrace Tombs

Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov has discovered two tombs of Ancient Thracian rulers near the famous rock city and sanctuary of Perperikon.

Society » Archaeology | September 1, 2010, Wednesday // 17:29 | Viewed: 6368
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