Top 20: Most Popular Stories on ArchaeologyinBulgaria.com in November 2018

Top 20: Most Popular Stories on ArchaeologyinBulgaria.com in November 2018

The newly found artifact is the world’s first known reliquary cross containing particles of Jesus Christ’s Holy Cross that is made of pure gold. Photo: Regnews

Following are the 20 most popular stories with you, the readers of ArchaeologyinBulgaria.com, during the month of November 2018.

The November 2018 Top 20 stories of ArchaeologyinBulgaria.com are ranked by number of reads, from the highest to the lowest.

Not all of the ranked articles were published in the month of November 2018 as archive stories also figure prominently among our top stories quite often.

#1. World’s First Medieval Gold Cross Reliquary with Holy Cross Particle Discovered in Trapesitsa Fortress in Bulgaria’s Veliko Tarnovo

World’s First Medieval Gold Cross Reliquary with Holy Cross Particle Discovered in Trapesitsa Fortress in Bulgaria’s Veliko Tarnovo

#2. Prison Inmates Find Hoard of 7,000 Ottoman Silver Coins Hidden in 2 Treasure Pots in Bulgaria’s Pleven

Prison Inmates Find Hoard of 7,000 Ottoman Silver Coins Hidden in 2 Treasure Pots in Bulgaria’s Pleven

#3. Early Byzantine City Palmate with Huge Christian Basilica Was Pillaged Twice by Avars, Slavs, Bulgarian Archaeologists Find

Early Byzantine City Palmate with Huge Christian Basilica Was Pillaged Twice by Avars, Slavs, Bulgarian Archaeologists Find

#4. 6 Amazing Artifacts with Ancient Greek Mythology Scenes Discovered in Bulgaria

6 Amazing Artifacts with Ancient Greek Mythology Scenes Discovered in Bulgaria

#5. Slavs, Avars Burned Down Byzantine City Chrisosotira in Early 7th Century, Digs on Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast Reveal

Slavs, Avars Burned Down Byzantine City Chrisosotira in Early 7th Century, Digs on Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast Reveal

#6. Discovery of 8,000-Year-Old Veiled Mother Goddess near Bulgaria’s Vidin ‘Pushes Back’ Neolithic Revolution in Europe

Discovery of 8,000-Year-Old Veiled Mother Goddess near Bulgaria’s Vidin ‘Pushes Back’ Neolithic Revolution in Europe

#7. 2,500-Year-Old ‘Metallurgical Plant’ at Ancient Copper Mine Discovered near Bulgaria’s Black Sea Town Sozopol

2,500-Year-Old ‘Metallurgical Plant’ at Ancient Copper Mine Discovered near Bulgaria’s Black Sea Town Sozopol

#8. 3,200-Year-Old Cyclopean Masonry Fortress Found in South Bulgaria, Shows Ancient Thrace Was Part of Mycenaean Civilization

3,200-Year-Old Cyclopean Masonry Fortress Found in South Bulgaria, Shows Ancient Thrace Was Part of Mycenaean Civilization

#9. Medieval Clothing in Second Bulgarian Empire Unveiled by Artist in Book Based on Archaeological Research

Medieval Clothing in Second Bulgarian Empire Unveiled by Artist in Book Based on Archaeological Research

#10. Archaeologists Find Roman Inscription in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv Showing Heir of Thracian Kings Was 1st ‘Mayor’ of Ancient Philipopolis

Archaeologists Find Roman Inscription in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv Showing Heir of Thracian Kings Was 1st ‘Mayor’ of Ancient Philipopolis

#11. Bronze Head of Ancient Thracian King Seuthes III Returns to Bulgaria after J. Paul Getty and Louvre Exhibits in Los Angeles and Paris

Bronze Head of Ancient Thracian King Seuthes III Returns to Bulgaria after J. Paul Getty and Louvre Exhibits in Los Angeles and Paris

#12. Maritime Archaeologists Find Bronze Age Settlement under Black Sea’s Seabed off Bulgaria’s Coast

Maritime Archaeologists Find Bronze Age Settlement under Black Sea’s Seabed off Bulgaria’s Coast

#13. Bulgaria Showcases World’s Oldest Gold, Varna Chalcolithic Necropolis Treasure, in European Parliament in Brussels

Bulgaria Showcases World’s Oldest Gold, Varna Chalcolithic Necropolis Treasure, in European Parliament in Brussels

#14. Louvre to Showcase Bulgaria’s Top Archaeology Treasures from Ancient Thrace

Louvre to Showcase Bulgaria’s Top Archaeology Treasures from Ancient Thrace

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

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

#16. Bulgarian Museums Reveal Tattoos of Ancient Thracian Women, Make Them Commercially Available

Bulgarian Museums Reveal Tattoos of Ancient Thracian Women, Make Them Commercially Available

#17. Long Lost ‘Damaskin’ Manuscript from 1745 Discovered in Bulgaria’s Troyan Monastery

Long Lost ‘Damaskin’ Manuscript from 1745 Discovered in Bulgaria’s Troyan Monastery

#18. Treasure Hunters Found 5th Century BC Thracian King’s Burial worth USD 60 Million Back in 2002, Report Says

Treasure Hunters Found 5th Century BC Thracian King’s Burial worth USD 60 Million Back in 2002, Report Says

#19. Decline of Bulgarian, Byzantine Empires before Ottoman Conquest Revealed by Tatar Plunder Treasure Pot from Black Sea Fortress Kaliakra

Decline of Bulgarian, Byzantine Empires before Ottoman Conquest Revealed by Tatar Plunder Treasure Pot from Black Sea Fortress Kaliakra

#20. Ancient Thracian Gold Treasure Discovered in Rescue Digs of Burial Mound near Bulgaria’s Primorsko

Ancient Thracian Gold Treasure Discovered in Rescue Digs of Burial Mound near Bulgaria’s Primorsko

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