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  1. Silver Treasure Hidden During a 17th Century Bulgarian Uprising Uncovered

    ... connecting pieces, says the blog Archaeology in Bulgaria. Whoever buried the treasure wrapped it in a leather purse, which has ... 3,000 Roman silver coins dating to 1st century AD found in Bulgaria The museum stated that there were many silver- and goldsmiths ...

    Mark Miller - 08/04/2016 - 00:44

  2. God or the Devil? Whose Mystical Eyes Follow Visitors through the Bulgarian Prohodna Cave?

    ... Prohodna Cave is a natural cave located in North Central Bulgaria. This cave is a popular tourist attraction due to a certain natural ... Prohodna Cave is a natural cave located in North Central Bulgaria. This cave is a popular tourist attraction due to a certain natural ...

    dhwty - 22/04/2017 - 19:00

  3. Sunken Fortress and Ritual Pits Discovered at Holy Island in Bulgaria

    Archaeologists in Bulgaria have discovered a Late Middle Ages Byzantine settlement, in the form of a sunken fortress, and a small monastery on Bulgaria’s tiny St. Thomas Island in the Black Sea. In June 2018, during ... research, a team led by Prof. Ivan Hristov from Bulgaria’s  National Museum of History  in Sofia discovered the first ...

    ashley cowie - 29/08/2018 - 22:43

  4. Tomb of Christian Bulgarian prince martyred by his brother excavated in Pliska

    ... The grave of a prince who was to become the khan of Bulgaria but refused to deny Christ and was then martyred for it by his brother in the year 833, has been excavated in Pliska, Bulgaria. St. Boyan Enravota's tomb was known to have been on the grounds of ...

    Mark Miller - 29/06/2015 - 21:44

  5. Giant Face-like Rock Formations and a Rock Shrine Found in Bulgaria

    ... to depict human faces have been discovered in southern Bulgaria. They are estimated to be about 4,000 years old. The carvings, found ... an astrological observatory, or both, Archaeology in Bulgaria reports. Bulgarian experts told Archaeology in Bulgaria that they ...

    Mark Miller - 01/04/2016 - 14:56

  6. Clay Pot Filled With 1000 Precious Metal Treasures Found at Kaliakra Fortress

    The National Museum of Bulgaria has announced that they have discovered a small clay pot at Kaliakra ... from the 14th century. The National Museum of Bulgaria has announced that they have discovered a small clay pot at Kaliakra ... believed to be one of the most important in recent years in Bulgaria and is expected to provide new insights into the history of its Black ...

    Ed Whelan - 24/08/2018 - 23:02

  7. Jewelry to Die For: 14th-Century Bulgarian Ring with a Killer Dose

    ... The ring is thought to be the first of its kind found in Bulgaria and was located in an area that was home to the local aristocracy. ... of the nobility at the time. Although the first found in Bulgaria, this is far from the first ring designed for this purpose to be known ...

    aprilholloway - 03/08/2017 - 02:02

  8. Devetashka - the Bulgarian Cave with 70,000 Years of Human Habitation

    Devetashka cave is an enormous cave in Bulgaria, which has provided shelter for groups of humans since the late ... Devetashka cave, which is known as Devetàshka peshterà in Bulgaria, is located roughly 18 kilometres north of Lovech, near the village of ...

    aprilholloway - 21/07/2014 - 04:44

  9. Revealing Discoveries of Rare Ivory and Unique Gold Coin from Byzantine Bulgarian Fortress

    ... near Zhelyazovo village, in Burgas district in southeastern Bulgaria. An extremely rare find of an ivory icon has been made ... near Zhelyazovo village, in Burgas district in southeastern Bulgaria. Emperor’s Ivory? Milen Nikolov, head of the Regional History ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 27/07/2017 - 23:03

  10. Ancient Luxury Outpost with Heated Jacuzzi served Roman Emperor in Bulgaria

    ... century AD Roman road station unearthed near a fortress in Bulgaria. The road station, under excavation since spring 2014, was on the ... Ivan Hristov told Archaeology in Bulgaria . “This place was inhabited actively as of about 100 AD. There has ... entire Ancient Roman thermae,” reports Archaeology in Bulgaria . A thermae is a large Roman bath and place for socializing. ...

    Mark Miller - 05/05/2015 - 22:05

  11. Bulgarian City Named for Love has a Long History of Being Attacked and Bombarded

    ... have excavated an ancient fortress on a small peninsula in Bulgaria occupied since at least the Neolithic and have found the ... a mighty fortress wall ," the blog Archaeology in Bulgaria states . Part of the Agathopolis fortress wall, Ahtopol, ...

    Mark Miller - 20/01/2016 - 00:52

  12. Bulgarian Archaeologists find Evidence of 2,700-Year-Old Thracian Child Sacrifice

    ... Archaeologists excavating ritual pits in southwest Bulgaria have found the remains of two children that had been sacrificed about ... to the 6 th century BC,” reports Archaeology in Bulgaria . Archaeologists excavating the prehistoric site are cleaning ...

    Mark Miller - 19/04/2015 - 15:03

  13. Archaeologists unearth marble sarcophagus from ancient Thracian burial mound

    ... National Institute and Museum of Archaeology in Sofia in Bulgaria have discovered a massive ancient marble sarcophagus in the south east ... area in southeast Europe, centered on the modern borders of Bulgaria, Greece, and Turkey. The mound (tumulus) in which the tomb was ...

    Robin Whitlock - 02/09/2015 - 21:12

  14. Archaeologists Find ‘World’s First’ Golden Cross, But Will it Contain Fragments of the Cross of Jesus?

    ... being the crucifixion scene.  According to Archaeology in Bulgaria , on the back of the cross is “an image of the Holy Mother of God ... a metal mixture applied to gold’ reports Archaeology in Bulgaria . It seems highly likely that the cross was made in a workshop in the ...

    Ed Whelan - 21/11/2018 - 18:16

  15. Bulgarian Looters Couldn’t Get Their Hands on the Grave of an Unusually Tall Bronze Age Man Buried with a Severed Arm

    Archaeologists in Bulgaria are fighting a battle against looting in the Black Sea town of ... it’s an unusual one. Archaeologists in Bulgaria are fighting a battle against looting in the Black Sea town of ... the southeast of the country, according to Archaeology in Bulgaria . The man died about 4,000 years ago and was laid to rest on the edge ...

    Alicia McDermott - 10/08/2018 - 18:56

  16. Samodiva: The Life-Sucking Temptress and Wood Nymph of Bulgarian Folklore

    ... people, especially those living in the remote villages of Bulgaria, still believe in the existence of samodivas. Due to their powers and ... Marto, 2018. Bulgaria – Myths and Legends. Available at: ...

    ancient-origins - 08/12/2018 - 23:09

  17. People Practiced Anti-Vampire Rituals in Bulgaria Until Three Decades Ago

    ... ago that anti-vampire rituals stopped being practiced in Bulgaria. These rituals have been going on since at least the 13th century. ... ago that anti-vampire rituals stopped being practiced in Bulgaria. These rituals have been going on since at least the 13th century. ...

    aprilholloway - 06/09/2017 - 02:00

  18. Anti-Vampire Rituals Practiced in Bulgaria up until 25 Years Ago

    ... the living. The legends formed an important part of Bulgaria’s folklore, as well as other countries throughout Europe.  “We ... (1864). ( Wikipedia ) The archeologist, nicknamed “Bulgaria’s Indiana Jones”, added that only 25-30 years ago in some of the ...

    aprilholloway - 06/10/2013 - 02:24

  19. Medieval Tomb Including a Skeleton and an Arrow Unearthed in Plovdiv

    A team of archaeologists working at the Odeon site in Bulgaria’s second largest city Plovdiv, have announced the discovery of a ... A team of archaeologists working at the Odeon site in Bulgaria’s second largest city Plovdiv, have announced the discovery of a ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 12/12/2017 - 23:06

  20. Ancient relic found containing ashes from the grave of John the Apostle

    ... Excavations at a medieval port and fortress in Bulgaria have led archaeologists to discover several artifacts of significance. ... as a 10th century Bulgarian royal seal. Archaeology in Bulgaria reports the artifacts were recovered during excavations of the ...

    lizleafloor - 26/03/2015 - 23:56

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