Ancient Stronghold Discovered in Varna

Society | February 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00

An unknown stronghold wall has been discovered in the coastal city of Varna, the regional historical museum officials announced Friday.

The wall has been found during a private building construction on the Khan Krum Street.

The exact age of the find has not been specified yet. Most of the details, found nearby - column, capital, terracotta pieces, altars and pulpits fragments - were dated back to VIth century by specialists.

The discovery puts the ancient town of Odesus in a completely new light, Alexander Milchev, an archaeologist at the museum said.

The find speaks of a completely new fortification period in Odesus, according to Minchev.

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