All posts tagged archaeology

Roman villa Mursalevo Bulgaria May 2015
May 21, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian archaeologists working at a site near the village of Mursalevo along the route of the construction of the Struma motorway have found a Roman villa believed to date from […]


Archaeology: Bulgarian dig finds 8000-year-old ‘double-storey’ houses

May 19, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian archaeologists say that they have found 60 houses from a Neolithic settlement, estimated to date back 8000 years, that were seven to eight m ...

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Archaeologists find ‘Ottoman-era’ child’s grave in central Plovdiv

May 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Archaeologists conducting a dig in central Plovdiv near the Bulgarian National Radio regional headquarters have found the grave of a child, estimated ...

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PM: Bulgarian government has set aside 220 000 leva for Perperikon archaeological site

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 ...

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    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 antiquities. The State Agency for National Security (SANS) announced […]

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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, […]