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.
An Ancient Thracian rock step pyramid with a rock sun temple dating back to 2500 BC has been identified in the Eastern Rhodope Mountains in Southern Bulgaria by an expedition of historians and thracologists.
The prehistoric, ancient, and medieval settlement and fortress of Nebet Tepe in the southern Bulgarian city of Plovdiv will be probed by the local archaeologists in 2016 in order to determine where and/or whether to organized large-scale excavations in the…
The Varna Chalcolithic Necropolis, the archaeological site near the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna where the world’s oldest processed gold has been discovered, will be made accessible for tourists for the first time by the local authorities.
The Municipality of Gorna Oryahovitsa in Central North Bulgaria has taken steps for the temporary conservation of the ancient and medieval fortress Rahovets which was excavated in the summer of 2015, the first digs there since 1991.
A total of 26 ancient and medieval coins and a number of archaeological artifacts have been donated by Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency to the Museum of History in the town of Provadiya in Northeast Bulgaria.
Bulgaria’s Ministry of Culture has enlisted the help of leading Spanish experts on prehistoric art for assessing the condition of the Late Paleolithic and Neolithic paintings in the Magura Cave near the town of Rabisha, Belogradchik Municipality, in Northwest Bulgaria.
A total of 10 graves from the necropolis of a Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age settlement located near the town of Baley, Vidin District, in Northwest Bulgaria, have been discovered and explored during the 2015 excavations of the…
A relatively well-preserved prehistoric bakery from the Chalcolithic (Aeneolithic, Copper Age) has been discovered during the recent excavations of the Kaleto Fortress in the northwestern Bulgarian town of Mezdra.
The “Golden Legend” exhibition, which features some of Bulgaria’s most impressive treasures from the Prehistory and Ancient Thrace, has been opened in The National Museum of Western Art in the Japanese capital Tokyo.
Structures dating back to the 1900-1700 BC, i.e. the Middle Bronze Age, which are remains from wooden homes, have been discovered for the first time in the southern Bulgarian city of Plovdiv, also known as the oldest city in Europe.
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