All posts tagged archaeology

  • Bulgarian archaeologist demands funding for Perperikon dig
    March 21, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolai Ovcharov said on March 21 that he the recent political upheaval in the country threatened to delay the start of this year’s archaeological digs at the Perperikon […]

  • Archaeological work delays completion of highway in Bulgaria
    January 11, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Archaeologists and completion of the Trakiya motorway are delaying the construction of Maritsa highway, it has been established by checks by Bulgaria’s Road Infrastructure Agency and by Finance Minister and […]

  • Bulgarian archaeologists at motorway site seek money
    July 18, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The archaeological team working on the route of Bulgaria’s Hemus highway, currently under construction, near Shumen, have run out of money. The eight kilometre stretch, which was supposed to be […]

  • Bulgarian PM inspects archaeological site at Struma motorway
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, Minister of Regional Development and Public Works Lilyana Pavlova and Minister of Culture Vezhdi Rashidov were scheduled on July 2 2012 to visit archeological excavations […]

  • Archaeology: New find at a site near Bulgaria’s Vratsa
    June 25, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The archaeological season in the Bulgarian town of Vratsa has started for the summer, and was marked by the discovery of a child’s skeleton, preliminary dated at 8000 years BCE. […]

  • Bulgaria’s archaeological summer heats up
    June 19, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    Bulgaria’s archaeological summer, just like the meteorological one, promises to be very hot. In Sarafovo, near Bourgas on the Black Sea coast, the continuing archaeological excavations uncovered the ruins of […]

  • Vampire souvenirs are in high demand
    June 15, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Sozopol souvenir shops urgently are placing orders for Dracula souvenirs, as it turns out that the Sozopol “vampire” and the notorious Romanian count have been relatives. According to the […]

  • Bulgaria’s ‘vampire’ saga continues
    June 11, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    After the finding in recent days of “vampire” burials in Sozopol, Bulgaria’s archaeological vampire saga took a new twist with the unearthing of another one. This time it was near […]

  • Intriguing new archaeological finds in Bulgaria
    June 4, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    With the improving weather, the archaeological season inBulgariais in full swing and several new finds already have been reported, the most intriguing one being made this past weekend. In the […]