Top 20 of the Most Popular Stories on ArchaeologyinBulgaria.com in August 2018

An aerial shot of the 4,000-year-old Bronze Age grave of a man who was about 1.9 – 2 meters tall. A severed arm of another person was discovered buried near the grave. It is visible on the left side of the buried man the way it was discovered. Photo: Primorsko Museum of History, via Nova TV

Following are the 20 most popular stories among the readers of ArchaeologyinBulgaria.com during the month of August 2018.

The Top 20 stories are ranked by number of reads, from the highest to the lowest. Not all of these articles were written in the month of April 2018 as archive stories also figure prominently among the top ones rather often.

 

#1. ‘Unusually Tall’ Skeleton, Severed Arm Found in 4,000-Year-Old Bronze Age Burial Mound near Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast

#2. Archaeologists Find Thracian, Byzantine Settlements, Medieval Monastery on Bulgaria’s St. Thomas Island in Black Sea

#3. Roman Magistrate’s Statue from ca. 100 AD Found by Archaeologists in Ancient City Heraclea Sintica in Southwest Bulgaria

#4. Inscription Granting Roman Man ‘Front Row Seat Right’, Main Façade of Antiquity Odeon Discovered in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

#5. Unknown Late Antiquity Tomb with Murals Found by Accident in Downtown of Bulgaria’s Capital Sofia

#6. Early Christian Bishop’s Residence, Reliquary Cross with Crucified Jesus Christ Found in Bulgaria’s Rock City Perperikon

#7. Archaeologists Find 4th Century Early Christian Monastery on Top of Thracian Horseman Shrine near Bulgaria’s Dragoynovo

#8. Statue Head of Roman Emperor Aurelian, Unknown Colonnade Found in Ancient Rome’s Danube Colony Ulpia Oscus in North Bulgaria

#9. Archaeologists Discover ‘Monumental’ Roman Era Tomb of Thracian Aristocrat in Bulgaria’s Largest Burial Mound

#10. Gold, Silver Treasure Pot with Tatar Leader’s Plunder Discovered in Kaliakra Fortress on Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast

#11. 13th Century Woman Buried in Bulgaria’s Rahovets Fortress Had 12,000-Year-Old Gene Mutation of Europe’s Last Hunter-Gatherers

#12. Sunken Roman Ship from 2nd-3rd Century AD Discovered in Black Sea off Crimea’s Coast

#13. 6 Amazing Artifacts with Ancient Greek Mythology Scenes Discovered in Bulgaria

#14. International Mission Starts Research of Roman, Byzantine City Zaldapa in Northeast Bulgaria Funded by Canada and France

#15. Archaeologists Find 3,000-Year-Old Likely Thracian Child Burial in Bulgaria’s Rahovets Fortress

#16. Discovery of Ancient Thracian Primorsko Gold Treasure Explained in New Paper in Bulgaria’s e-Journal of Archaeology

#17. 17th Century Ottoman Turkish Bath Demolished on Private Property in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

#18. Archaeologists Find Seal of Byzantine Empress Yolande of Montferrat in Bulgaria’s Lyutitsa Fortress

#19. Archaeologists Discover Perfectly Preserved 2000-Year-Old Roman Ship, 20 Other Shipwrecks in Black Sea Off Bulgaria’s Coast

#20. Restored Model of 6,000-Year-Old Prehistoric Loom with Pre-Alphabetic Signs on Weights Shown in Bulgaria’s Gorna Oryahovitsa

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