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October 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The skeleton of a child whose legs had been bound after death in an anti-vampire ritual has been found by archaeologists at a dig at the Voden Fortress in the […]

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Archaeologists find head of one of the Sphinxes in Amphipolis

October 22, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The marble head of the Sphinx, which is located on the east side of the entrance of the burial monument of Amphipolis, was discovered by archaeologist ...

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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 Amph ...

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Archaeological roundup: Finds in Bulgaria include ancient coins, a basilica and an inn in Philippopolis

September 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A mid-ninth century inscription in Cyrillic script, a treasure of more than 1200 Byzantine coins, a fragment of a hunting scene, a basilica and even t ...


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    The Caryatids of Greece’s Amphipolis are revealed
    September 22, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Since archaeologists in Amphipolis have unearthed the Caryatids, the great art had caused excitement. Now, however, the greatness of the two sculptures has been revealed in all its splendour, after the […]

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    Diver finds 2750-year-old gold coin in Bulgaria
    September 9, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A diver has found what is believed to be the oldest gold coin ever discovered in Bulgaria, Bulgarian news agency BTA reported on September 9. The coin was found in […]

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    Impressive new findings inside Amphipolis tomb in Greece
    August 27, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Impressive are the new findings revealed from the excavations in the tomb of Kasta, in Amphipolis, by the KH Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities. Greece’s culture ministry said that […]