Rahovets Fortress Was Ancient Thracian City Zikideva, Bulgarian Archaeologist Hypothesizes
The ancient and medieval fortress Rahovets, which is being excavated near the town of Gorna Oryahovitsa in Central Northern Bulgaria, was probably the the place of the legendary Ancient Thracian city Zikideva, Bulgarian archaeologist Prof. Hitko Vachev has hypothesized.
Bulgarian Court Acquits Lawyer Brothers in High-profile Treasure Hunting Trial over Destruction of Thracian Mound
July 10, 2015 · by Ivan Dikov · in Ancient Thrace, Antiquity, Crime & Law
The District Court in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas has acquitted Zhivko Chepishev and Zdravko Chepishev, lawyer twin brothers, on charges of treasure hunting and destruction of an Ancient Thracian burial mound (tumulus) in a trial that has…