All posts tagged archaeology

Perperikon 3 photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
April 26, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s government has allocated 200 000 leva (about 112 400 euro) for excavations and maintenance work at the Perperikon archaeological site, Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said during an April 26 […]

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Archaeology: Excavations of Plovdiv’s Great Basilica to begin within weeks

March 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Excavations of Plovdiv’s Great Basilica, the largest early Christian church found in Bulgaria and among the largest in South Eastern Europe, are ...

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What’s On: Bulgarian Archaeology 2014 exhibition in Sofia until March 29 2015

February 17, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The eighth national exhibition in the annual series displaying new finds, Bulgarian Archaeology 2014, is on at the National Institute of Archaeology M ...


Bulgaria busts international antiquities trafficking ring

January 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria has seized more than 2000 ancient and medieval objects during two major operations against an international crime group trafficking in antiqu ...

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    2014 in Bulgaria: In other news…
    December 31, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Some other news items from Bulgaria in 2014, that were not necessarily about politics or protests, a pipeline or the plummet of a bank. For some reason, several have to […]

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    Tomb with bones discovered in Amphipolis
    November 13, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Archeologists are closer to solving the mystery of Amphipolis, after the discovery of a tomb with bones in the third chamber of the Tomb of Kasta. The tomb is large, […]

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    Archaeology: The Caryatids were close to four metres high
    October 1, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The KH’ Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities is continuing its archaeological research in the tomb complex in the hill of Kasta in Amphipolis in Greece. The last two rocks […]