All posts tagged archaeology

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]