Bones of Camels, European Bison Discovered in Medieval Rusocastro Fortress in Southeast Bulgaria
November 8, 2019 · by Ivan Dikov · in Bulgarian Empire, Byzantine Empire, Middle Ages, Wildlife & Nature
Bones of camels and European bison as well as a very wide range of other wild and domestic animals have been discovered by archaeologists during the 2019 excavations of the Rusocastro Fortress, a major Byzantine and Bulgarian city in the…
Diver Stumbles Upon Late Antiquity Amphora Containing Palm Oil near Bulgaria’s Black Sea Resort Sozopol
August 30, 2016 · by Ivan Dikov · in Antiquity, Byzantine Empire, Middle Ages, Underwater Archaeology
An amphora from the Late Antiquity still containing palm oil has been discovered by a diver in the Black Sea off the coast of the Bulgarian resort Sozopol, the successor of the Ancient Greek colony of Apollonia Pontica.