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July 17, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s cabinet approved additional spending of 1.5 million leva (about 750 000 euro) in the budget of the culture ministry for 2014, with the money to go to archaeological excavations […]

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Bulgarian archaeologists dig out remains of 7800-year-old settlement

May 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The archaeology season is fully underway in Bulgaria, despite the rainy weather that has swept over the country in recent months, with 2014 already se ...

Plovdiv archaeology two photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Archaeology: 2014 excavation season opens in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

May 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The public will be able to get a glimpse of the work being done in the centre of Bulgaria’s second city of Plovdiv as the area being excavated n ...

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Bulgaria seizes suspected archaeological artefacts

April 24, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry said on April 24 that police seized several items suspected to be archaeological artefacts in the town of Dupnitsa, abo ...


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    Bulgaria seizes ancient gold treasure
    April 14, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s law enforcement agencies have confiscated a cache of archaeological finds, including gold artefacts dating back to the third millennium BCE, which were handed over to the National Museum of […]

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    What’s on: Bulgarian archaeology 2013
    February 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s National Archaeology Institute and Museum will host the seventh annual exhibition showcasing some of the more interesting findings of last year’s archaeological season, opening on February 14 2014. The […]

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    Bulgarian police bust group raiding Thracian tombs
    December 8, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian police bust a group that was illegally excavating Thracian tombs near the town of Pernik, the Interior Ministry said on December 8. Eight men from Sofia were arrested in […]