All posts tagged archaeology

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August 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

August is traditionally a peak month for archaeological work in Bulgaria, and in 2016, the month has yielded a wealth of finds, from what is claimed to be the oldest […]

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Bulgarian archaeologists find rare golden coin at cape Kaliakra ruins

August 5, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Digs at the ruins at cape Kaliakra on Bulgaria’s northern Black Sea coast have unearthed a gold coin dating to the early 14th century, public br ...

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Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project continues in Bulgarian waters

August 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet has authorised the research vessel Stril Explorer to enter the country’s waters to participate in the three-year Black ...

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Bulgarian PM promises more funds for restoration of Great Basilica at Pliska

July 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has promised that his government will provide further funds for the restoration of the Great Basilica in Plisk ...

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    Archaeological finds in Bulgaria: July 2016 highlights
    July 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The month of July 2016 saw the traditional archaeological season in Bulgaria in full swing, with finds at digs in various parts of the country – from an 8000-year-old settlement […]

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    Excavations reveal the tomb of Aristotle
    May 27, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The most important finding from the 20-year excavations at ancient Stageira was announced in Thessaloniki in front of hundreds of aristotelistes of the leading global scientific community: The tomb of […]

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    Sofia’s Ancient Serdica archaeological complex opens
    April 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Ancient Serdica archaeological complex, the result of five years’ work and a 15 million leva budget, opened in central Sofia on April 20 2016, offering visitors a glimpse into […]

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    Plovdiv to begin restoring Odeon archaeological site
    February 23, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    After nearly one year, Bulgaria’s National Institute for Cultural Heritage has issued a permit to Plovdiv municipality to begin repairing the Odeon archaeological site, a 250 000 leva project, mayor […]

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    Annual Bulgarian Archaeology exhibition opens on February 11 2016
    February 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The ninth annual national archaeological exhibition “Bulgarian Archaeology 2015” opens at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences’ National Institute of Archaeology in Sofia on February 11 2016 and continues until April [&hellip ...