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Archaeologists 'Strike Gold' by Finding Quarries of Greatest Bulgarian Tsar

Archaeologists have solved a long-standing mystery by finding the limestone quarries that Bulgaria's Tsar Simeon I The Great (893-927 AD) used to build his imperial palaces.

Society » Archaeology | October 22, 2009, Thursday // 18:48 | Viewed: 9864

US Ambassador Cuts Ribbon for Bulgaria Thracian Tomb Project

The Charg? d' Affaires for the US Embassy in Sofia, Ambassador John Ordway, took part in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the restored 4th century B.

Society » Archaeology | October 16, 2009, Friday // 17:46 | Viewed: 2240

Veliko Tarnovo Boasts Permanent 2nd Bulgarian Kingdom Exhibit

A permanent exhibit dedicated to the finds discovered in the “Saints Peter and Pavel” monastery will open doors in the Bulgarian city of Veliko Tarnovo.

Society » Archaeology | October 4, 2009, Sunday // 13:18 | Viewed: 2601

Scientists Describe Unknown Human Ancestor

An ancient ape-like creature that may be a direct ancestor to our species has been described by researchers.

Society » Archaeology | October 1, 2009, Thursday // 17:48 | Viewed: 3243

Emperor Nero's Revolving Banqueting Room Discovered in Rome

Archaeologists have discovered what they believe to be the remains of Nero's dining hall.

Society » Archaeology | September 30, 2009, Wednesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 7577

Bulgaria Archaeologists Find Unique Cult Complex at Perperikon

A team led by Bulgarian archaeologist Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov has uncovered an enormous cult complex at the ancient Thracian city of Perperikon in the Rhodoppe Mountains.

Society » Archaeology | September 16, 2009, Wednesday // 21:19 | Viewed: 10088

Treasure Hunters Busted with Archaeology Finds in Bulgaria

Three treasure hunters where caught with archaeological items in the western Bulgarian town of Bobovdol Wednesday.

Society » Archaeology | September 16, 2009, Wednesday // 18:36 | Viewed: 5842

Bulgaria Archaeologist Finds Unique Golden Chariot from Ancient Thrace

An exhibition displaying an absolutely unique golden chariot from Ancient Thrace was opened Wednesday in the Mall of Sofia, in the downtown of the Bulgarian capital.

Society » Archaeology | September 16, 2009, Wednesday // 17:22 | Viewed: 10728

Bulgaria Archaeologists Blast Changes in Cultural Heritage Act

Leading Bulgarian archaeologists have declared themselves against amendments of the Cultural Heritage Act proposed recently by the ruling GERB party.

Society » Archaeology | September 3, 2009, Thursday // 15:54 | Viewed: 3832

Bulgaria Archaeologists Find Relics of Medieval Saint at Perperikon

The team of Bulgarian archaeologist, Professor Nikolay Ovcharov, has discovered relics of a medieval saint at the fortress of Perperikon in the Rhodoppe Mountains.

Society » Archaeology | September 2, 2009, Wednesday // 19:10 | Viewed: 11168

Bulgaria Archaeologists Find 14th Century Medallion with Christ

Bulgarian archaeologists have discovered a unique glass medallion with Christ Pantocrator at the excavated fortress of Kastritsi near Varna.

Society » Archaeology | August 27, 2009, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 4128

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Unique Medieval Byzantine Seal

Bulgarian archaeologist, Prof. Kazimir Popkonstantinov, has discovered a unique medieval seal at the site of the Knyazhevski (i.e. "Princely") Monastery near the Eastern city of Varna.

Society » Archaeology | August 21, 2009, Friday // 17:45 | Viewed: 6126

Bulgarian Archeologists Discover New Priceless Finds in Krushare

Bulgarian archeologists have found late Monday two golden rings in the mound near the South-East village of Krushare, in the Sliven Region.

Society » Archaeology | August 18, 2009, Tuesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 8874

Bulgaria Archeologists Find Unique Golden Wreath

Bulgarian archeologists have found a unique golden wreath in an unnamed mound near the South-East village of Krushare, Sliven District.

Society » Archaeology | August 16, 2009, Sunday // 21:09 | Viewed: 5433

Unique Archaeology Finds Displayed in Bulgaria's Gabrovo

A new exhibit displaying unique recent archaeological discoveries has been opened at the Regional History Museum in Bulgaria's Gabrovo.

Society » Archaeology | August 13, 2009, Thursday // 13:49 | Viewed: 4463

Archaeologist Shows Precious Finds from Medieval Bulgaria

Bulgaria's top archaeologist, Professor Nikolay Ovcharov, presented Wednesday the artifacts and jewelry that he discovered recently in Veliko Tarnovo, the capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire (1185-1396 AD).

Society » Archaeology | August 12, 2009, Wednesday // 16:28 | Viewed: 2748 Launches Special Section for Bulgarian Archaeology News

Following the huge interest on part of our readers from all over the world, (Sofia News Agency) has launched a special section dedicated to archaeology news from Bulgaria.

Society » Archaeology | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 19:44 | Viewed: 2666

Archaeologists Find Prehistoric Necropolis in Northeast Bulgaria

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists has discovered a new prehistoric necropolis in the northeast part of the country.

Society » Archaeology | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 19:20 | Viewed: 11977

Bulgarian Archaeologists Rediscover Ancient Black Sea Fortress

Bulgarian archaeologists have rediscovered a Late Antiquity fortress located near the town of Byala on the St.

Society » Archaeology | August 5, 2009, Wednesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 7256

Bulgaria Archeologists Find Unused Byzantine Coins

Bulgarian archeologists have found unused coins with picture of the Byzantine emperor Basil II, later surnamed the Bulgar-slayer.

Society » Archaeology | August 4, 2009, Tuesday // 17:46 | Viewed: 4312

Bulgarian Archaeologists Start Excavation of Medieval Fortress Krakra

The second archaeological expedition to excavate the Bulgarian medieval fortress Krakra near the western city of Pernik is starting Monday night.

Society » Archaeology | August 2, 2009, Sunday // 15:53 | Viewed: 5673
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