This marvelous 4th-5th century white marble table has been found inside one of the towers of the Petrich Kale Fortress near Bulgaria’s Varna. Photo: Video grab from BTA
Following are the 25 most read stories by ArchaeologyinBulgaria.com, and, respectively, our most popular stories with our readers from around the world, during the first quarter of 2021.
The 2021 First Quarter’s Top 25 stories of ArchaeologyinBulgaria.com are ranked by the number of reads, from the highest to the lowest.
Not all of the ranked articles were published in the first quarter of 2021 as timeless archive stories also figure prominently among our top stories quite frequently.
Rare 5th Century AD Late Roman Marble Table Discovered in Petrich Kale Fortress near Bulgaria’s Varna
Slab with Marching Ancient Greek Warriors Discovered at Apollo Temples on Ancient Black Sea Island in Bulgaria’s Sozopol
80 Newly Found Dugouts Offer Glimpse into 9th Century Rural Life in First Bulgarian Empire
3 Gold Coins from Byzantine Empire after 1071 Battle of Manzikert Found in Bulgaria’s Lom in Almus, Lomgrad Ruins
‘Incredible’ Early Byzantine Fortress with Stone Assembly Letter Clues Unearthed near Bulgaria’s Shirokovo
120 Ritual Pits in 7,000-Years-Old ‘Pit Field’ Found in Northeast Bulgaria, Prehistoric Bull Figurines Remarkable
Archaeologist Figures Out Thracian Name of Roman Danube City Sexaginta Prista, Bulgaria’s Ruse
Yet Another 7,000-Year-Old Slab with Likely Proto-Writing Found in Bulgaria, in Transitional Stone-to-Copper Age Settlement
3 Newly Found Gold Rings Reveal Antiquity, Middle Ages Life in Danube Region of Northeast Bulgaria
Turkish Smuggler Caught with Dozens Byzantine, Persian Gold Coins at Bulgaria-Turkey Border
Which Is the World’s Oldest Gold? The Five Oldest Gold Treasures: All from the 5th Millenium BC, All Found in Bulgaria, All Made by ‘Old Europe’
6 Amazing Artifacts with Ancient Greek Mythology Scenes Discovered in Bulgaria
‘Sad’ Story of Roman Veteran Who Served 44 Years in Military Revealed by Tombstone from Almus in Bulgaria’s Danube Town Lom
Gold, Silver Treasure Pot with Tatar Leader’s Plunder Discovered in Kaliakra Fortress on Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast
Bulgarian Museums Reveal Tattoos of Ancient Thracian Women, Make Them Commercially Available
Monument of Ancient Bulgar Leader Altsek Opened in Italy’s Celle di Bulgheria to Celebrate Ancient Bulgar Heritage
Mouthless Prehistoric ‘Alien’ Mask Mixing Human, Animal Features Found in Salt Pit Settlement Mound in Bulgaria’s Provadiya
6,000-Year-Old Submerged Prehistoric Settlement Reveals Black Sea Level Was 5 Meters Lower 5,000 Years Ago
5 Incredible Underwater Discoveries by Black Sea MAP in Bulgaria’s Zone: From Ancient Sunken Ships to the Biblical Deluge
Bulgaria Presents in Paris Prehistoric Drawings from Magura Cave with Photo Exhibit
First Ever Traces of Roman Military Presence in Poland Discovered by Archaeologists in Kujawy Region
Submerged Ancient Thracian Capital Seuthopolis in Bulgaria’s Koprinka Water Reservoir Could Be ‘Resurfaced’ with US Government Money
How Bulgaria’s Communist Regime Hid the 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster from the Public Protecting Only Itself
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