Bulgaria’s National Institute & Museum of Archaeology Publishes New Issue of ‘Arheologia’ Journal

The cover of Issue 1-2, 2015, of the Arheologia Journal of the National Institute and Museum of Archaeology. Photo: National Institute and Museum of Archaeology

The cover of Issue 1-2, 2015, of the Arheologia Journal of the National Institute and Museum of Archaeology. Photo: National Institute and Museum of Archaeology

Bulgaria’s National Institute and Museum of Archaeology in Sofia has released a new issue (Issue No. 1-2, 2015) of its “Arheologia" Journal, the Museum has announced.

The “Arheologia (Sofia)" Journal is periodical which has been published by the National Institute and Museum of Archaeology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences since 1959. It goes out twice a year.

The publication features articles on the archaeological excavations and monuments in Bulgaria, and on prehistoric, ancient, and medieval archaeology and numismatics as well as book reviews and news about academic conferences. Past issues of the journal can be accessed here.

The new edition of “Arheologia (Sofia)" features a number of abstracts in English. The available English-language abstracts can be accessed in PDF format from the links below:

Full CONTENTS of the new Issue No. 1-2, 2015:

ARTICLES

Desislava Takorova. Early Neolithic ceramic anthropomorphic imagery from the Struma River Valley and the Sofia Plain in the context of Anatolia

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Desislava Andreeva. The Middle Neolithic ceramic assemblage of the Proto-Karanovo III period at the prehistoric site of Kalitinovo-Gerena near Stara Zagora

23

Stefan Alexandrov. Early Bronze Age barrow graves in Thrace (55 years later)

33

Mila Chacheva. Anthropomorphic glass pendants from the West Pontic Greek colonies

49

Nicolay Sharankov. New evidence on the Thracian strategoi

62

Metodi Daskalov. Belt sets with lateral straps south of the Danube in the 6th and 7th centuries

79

Maria Hristova. Pagan graves at the medieval cemetery of Nikolovo, Ruse region

104

Deyan Rabovyanov. Sgraffito plate with human figures from the medieval town of Trapezitsa

115

Yavor Mitov. Graffiti drawings in the church of Archangels of the Metropolis in Kostur

125

Vladimir Ovcharov. Uncatalogued variants of Bulgarian medieval coins (14th -15th c.)

135

NEWS

Vassil Nikolov, Hristo Popov, Krum Bacvarov. Building scholarly contacts with Germany: practices at the National Institute of Archaeology and Museum of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

143

Tsoni Tsonev. 43rd Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology “Keep the Revolution Going" Conference, Siena, Italy, 30 March – 3 April 2015

148

Maria Gurova. „Raw materials exploitation in prehistory: Sourcing, processing and distribution“, 10-12 March, 2016, Faro, Portugal

150

REVIEWS

Vassil Nikolov. R. Krauß. Ovčarovo-Gorata. Eine frühneolithische Siedlung in Nordostbulgarien. Archäologie in Eurasien 29. Habelt-Verlag, Bonn, 2014, 350 Seiten, 209 Abbildungen, 74 Tafeln

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Ivan Todorov. Looking for new solutions to the problem of the Scythians in Thrace (Игор Лазаренко. Скитите в Тракия (VІІ в. пр.н.е. – І в. от н.е.). Част І. Писмени извори за скити в Тракия. Онгъл, Варна, 2015)

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Konstantin Totev. Стела Дончева. Калъпи и матрици от Българското средновековие (ІХ – ХІV в.). Фабер, В. Търново, 2015. 312 с., 138 черно-бели и графични и 16 цветни илюстрации

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IN MEMORIAM

Maria Uzunova (1967 – 2016)

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