All posts tagged archaeology

  • 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 […]

  • Thracian exhibit at archaeological museum in Sofia
    April 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The archaeological museum in Bulgarian capital city Sofia is exhibiting several pieces of weaponry and armour attributed to Thracian king Seuthes III, discovered by archaeologist Georgi Kitov near Kazanluk in […]

  • 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 […]