A prehistoric rock shrine with giant snake heads shaped out of the rocks has been discovered near the town of Sarnitsa, Mineralni Bani Municipality, Haskovo District, in Southern Bulgaria, an archaeologist has confirmed.
The largest Neolithic homes in Europe to date, which are 8,000 years old and belonged to the first European civilization, have been discovered in the Neolithic Settlement in the Slatina Quarter of the Bulgarian capital Sofia.
The Bulgarian Cultural Institute in Paris, France, has opened a photo exhibition on the prehistoric paintings in the Magura Cave located near the town of Rabisha, Belogradchik Municipality, in Northwest Bulgaria.
The ruins of an Ancient Roman fortress have been discovered by archaeologists at a prehistoric and later Ancient Thracian rock shrine near the town of Angel Voyvoda, Mineralni Bani Municipality, Haskovo District, in Southern Bulgaria.
A 6,500-year-old grave of a man holding in his hands a stone ax scepter has been discovered by archaeologists excavating a recently found necropolis from from the Chalcolithic (Aeneolithic, Copper Age) in the town of Kamenovo, Kubrat Municipality, Razgrad District,…
A nearly 7,000-year-old ceramic prism with what might be pre-alphabetic writing has been unveiled to the public for the first time by the Regional Museum of History in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Burgas.
An archaeological team has started the 2016 summer excavations of the ancient and medieval fortress Rahovets located near the town of Gorna Oryahovitsa and the city of Veliko Tarnovo in Central North Bulgaria.
Bulgaria’s National Institute and Museum of Archaeology in Sofia, a body of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, has released its latest publication – a nearly 1000-page digest entitled “Archaeological Discoveries and Excavations in 2015".
A medieval sword depicting the Holy Mother of God (Virgin Mary) and hundreds of other samples of prehistoric, ancient, and medieval arms originating in Bulgaria, which have never been made public before, have been exhibited by the Museum of Archaeology…
The city of Stara Zagora in Southern Bulgaria has seen an increase in the number of tourists visiting it largely thanks to its archaeological and historical heritage and the promotion of cultural tourism, according to a senior Bulgarian official.
A poster exhibition entitled “Bulgarian Archaeology – Past and Present" has been unveiled in Tsaribrod (formally known as Dimitrovgrad), a town in Southeast Serbia historically populated by ethnic Bulgarians.
Archaeology in Bulgaria (ArchaeologyinBulgaria.com) already has an iOS App which you, our readers from around the world, can download for free from the Apple app store in order to stay tuned for the latest discoveries and news about Bulgaria’s archaeology,…
A large amount of human labor went into the hewing and shaping of the huge human faces which are hewn into the newly discovered prehistoric rock shrine Orlovi Skali (“Eagles’ Rocks") near the town of Sarnitsa, Mineralni Bani Municipality, in…
Plovdiv Municipality in Southern Bulgaria and the Plovdiv Museum of Archaeology have signed the contract for the much anticipated resumption of the archaeological exploration of Nebet Tepe, the prehistoric, ancient, and medieval settlement and fortress, to which the city of…
“Orlovi Skali" (meaning “Eagles’ Rocks"), a beautiful rock formation located near the town of Sarnitsa, Mineralni Bani Municipality, in Southern Bulgaria, has been identified as a prehistoric rock shrine from the 4th millennium BC, i.e. the Chalcolithic (Aeneolithic, Copper Age),…
Bulgaria’s National Institute and Museum of Archaeology has publish the official catalog of its 9th annual exhibition entitled “Bulgarian Archaeology" which presents the results from the last archaeological season.
Bulgaria’s National Institute and Museum of Archaeology has opened its 9th annual exhibition entitled “Bulgarian Archaeology" which presents the results from the last archaeological season, including the most intriguing newly discovered artifacts.
Bulgaria’s National Institute and Museum of Archaeology is about to unveil its 9th annual exhibition entitled “Bulgarian Archaeology" which traditionally presents the results from the last archaeological season, including the most intriguing newly discovered artifacts.
The “Golden Legend" exhibition, which features some of Bulgaria’s most impressive treasures from the Prehistory and Ancient Thrace, has been opened in the Miyagi Museum of Art in the Japanese city of Sendai.
A 7,000-year-old defensive, i.e. fortress wall has been discovered by archaeologists during the 2015 excavations of a prehistoric settlement mound near Hotnitsa, Veliko Tarnovo Municipality, in Central North Bulgaria, which dates back to the Chalcolithic (Aenolithic, Copper Age).
7,000-year-old archaeological structures and artifacts from the Chalcolithic (Aeneolithic, Copper Age), including a wooden wall, a loom, and a shell amulet have been discovered during the 2015 excavations of the prehistoric settlement mound in Bulgaria’s Petko Karavelovo.
Bulgaria’s National Museum of History in Sofia and the several archaeological, cultural, and historical monuments that it manages saw almost 278,949 visitors in 2015, the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture has announced.
About 90,000 Bulgarian and international tourists visited the archaeological, historical, and natural sites in the northwestern town of Belogradchik in 2015, including the Belogradchik Fortress and the Belogradchik Rocks, and the Magura Cave with its prehistoric drawings.
The Regional Museum of History in the city of Veliko Tarnovo in Central North Bulgaria has turned 145, as it was technically first founded in 1871, seven years before Bulgaria’s National Liberation from the Ottoman Empire.