All posts tagged archaeology

Photo: Greek ministry of culture
Latest
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 […]

Plovdiv archaeology vampire 1

Archaeology: Bulgaria’s latest ‘vampire’ skeleton found in Plovdiv

August 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s collection of “vampire skeletons” – burials in which measures were taken to prevent the deceased from rising as undead – can no ...

Photo: Sascha Hoffmann/sxc.hu

Bulgaria arrests four for illegal archaeological dig of ancient Roman villa

August 24, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Police arrested four people who were carrying out an illegal archaeological excavation of an ancient Roman villa in the village of Vetren in the Stara ...

imperial symbols found in Pliska Bulgaria

Archaeology: 10th Century buckles with imperial symbols found in Bulgaria’s Pliska

August 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Valuable buckles with the images of imperial symbols have been found by archaeologists working at the site of medieval Pliska in north-eastern Bulgari ...


  • Photo: Trine Juel/flickr.com
    Global interest for Hellenistic-era tomb in Amphipolis
    August 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The major archaeological discovery of a Hellenistic-era tomb in Amphipolis, in the district of Serres in northern Greece, has attracted global interest, with more details awaited in the coming days […]

  • burials-565x312
    Archaeology: Ancient human burials discovered in Cyprus
    August 17, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Archaelogists believe that they discovered what could be the earliest documented formal human burials found in Cyprus to date. The human burials dated to 7800 BCE were found in Kretou […]

  • Greek flag CLS
    Archaeological dig finds Amphipolis tomb, Greek PM visits site
    August 13, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greek archaeologists may have made a very important discovery at the ancient city of Amphipolis, in north-eastern Greece, after two years of excavations. A significant tomb yard has recently been […]

  • Vampire of Vratsa
    Archaeology: Bulgaria’s ‘Vampire of Vratsa’
    July 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The summer archaeological season in Bulgaria customarily abounds with a wealth of discoveries – and the new trend, seen for the third year in 2014, of headlines being made by […]