All posts tagged archaeology

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]