All posts tagged archaeology

Golden treasure NIM SANS April 2014
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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 las ...

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Bulgarian archaeologists unearth rare cross in early Christian basilica

January 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed a rare cross during the excavation of an early Christian basilica in the town of Sandanski in southwestern Bul ...

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What’s On: Exhibition of archaeological discoveries from the royal necropolis of the Getae

December 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

An exhibition entitled “Under the sign of Orion – latest discoveries from the royal necropolis of the Getae” is on at the Credo Bonum Ga ...


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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 […]

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    Archaeology: Bulgaria’s 2013 season draws to a close
    September 25, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The archaeology season for Bulgaria is winding down, with a number of dig teams announcing their findings in recent days. Although this summer has not yielded any treasure troves comparable […]