All posts tagged archaeology

October 24, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Archaeologists working at the site of the Great Basilica in Plovdiv, the largest early Christian church found on the Balkans, have uncovered a fragment of a mediaeval mural believed to […]


Archaeological discoveries in Bulgaria: September 2016 highlights

September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

September marks the closing phase of Bulgaria’s annual archaeology season, but the month did not disappoint as digs exposed a Roman-era public b ...


Bulgarian archaeologists find remains of senior mediaeval cleric at Plovdiv’s Great Basilica

September 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian archaeologists excavating the site of the Great Basilica in Plovdiv have found the remains of what is believed to have been a prominent Chri ...

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Archaeological finds in Bulgaria: August 2016 highlights

August 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

August is traditionally a peak month for archaeological work in Bulgaria, and in 2016, the month has yielded a wealth of finds, from what is claimed t ...

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    Archaeological finds in Bulgaria: July 2016 highlights
    July 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The month of July 2016 saw the traditional archaeological season in Bulgaria in full swing, with finds at digs in various parts of the country – from an 8000-year-old settlement […]

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    Excavations reveal the tomb of Aristotle
    May 27, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The most important finding from the 20-year excavations at ancient Stageira was announced in Thessaloniki in front of hundreds of aristotelistes of the leading global scientific community: The tomb of […]

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    Sofia’s Ancient Serdica archaeological complex opens
    April 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Ancient Serdica archaeological complex, the result of five years’ work and a 15 million leva budget, opened in central Sofia on April 20 2016, offering visitors a glimpse into […]