All posts tagged archaeology

  • 14th-century poison ring found near Bulgaria’s Kavarna
    August 20, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian archaeologists working on the remains of the medieval fortress on Cape Kaliakra, near the town of Kavarna on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, have found a well-preserved poison ring, […]

  • Iron Age necropolis near Strouma motorway in Bulgaria destroyed
    August 7, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Part of an early Iron Age necropolis in Doupnitsa district in southwestern Bulgaria, in the immediate vicinity of the recently-launched stretch of Strouma motorway, has been destroyed, Bulgarian National Television […]

  • The road less travelled in the Rhodope
    July 5, 2013, by Gabriel Hershman

    Fleeing an unseasonably cool and wet July day in Sofia, we headed south to Kurdjali on an organised tour* – and what a difference a morning’s drive makes! In Kurdjali, […]

  • Bulgarian ‘vampire’ skeleton set to return home
    May 31, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A year after archaeological digs in the Black Sea town of Sozopol yielded a well-preserved male skeleton buried with a ploughshare in its chest – which local and foreign media […]