All posts tagged archaeology

November 28, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A newly-found inscription has shown that the Ancient Theatre in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv, long thought to date back to about the year 116 CE, is in fact older – […]


Archaeology: Very cold case as prosecutor finds 11th-century skeleton at Plovdiv’s Great Basilica

November 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A Plovdiv regional prosecutor who volunteered to take part in archaeological excavations at the Bulgarian city’s Great Basilica site has partici ...


Archaeology: Fragment of 13th C mural showing St Peter found at Plovdiv’s Great Basilica site

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 fragmen ...


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 ...

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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 […]