Orpheus’ Lyre Rock Engraving Discovered in Bulgaria’s Eastern Rhodope Mountains
A small rock relief which is alleged to depict the lyre of Orpheus, the mythical Ancient Thracian musician and poet, has been found engraved in a rock cavern in the so called Eagles’ Rocks in the Eastern Rhodope Mountains near…
Rock Grave of ‘Dismembered’ Thracian Noblewoman Buried with Silver Jewels Discovered in Bulgaria’s Rhodope Mountains
A grave of an Ancient Thracian noblewoman, whose corpse was ritually dismembered before her burial, has been discovered during excavations near the town of Benkovski in the Eastern Rhodope Mountains in Southern Bulgaria.
Medieval Reliquary Discovered at Christian Monastery Looted by Treasure Hunters ahead of Archaeological Excavations
A medieval reliquary and a piece of a bronze cross have been found at the ruins of a monastery from the 11th-12th century located near the town of Dobromirtsi in Bulgaria’s southernmost municipality Kirkovo.
Bulgaria’s Kirkovo to Excavate Medieval Christian Monastery in Search of Grave of Last Patriarch of Second Bulgarian Empire
Kirkovo, Bulgaria’s southernmost municipality bordering Greece, and located some 20 km north of the Aegean coast, is going to restart the archaeological excavations of a medieval Christian monastery in search of the grave of St. Patriarch Evtimiy (Euthymius) of Tarnovo…
Treasure Hunters Destroy Ancient Roman Bridge near Bulgaria’s Drangovo in Search of Legendary Gold Treasure
An old arch bridge located in the picturesque Rhodope Mountains in Southern Bulgaria, which was built by the Ancient Romans back at the time of the Roman Empire, has been shattered by ruthless modern-day Bulgarian or Greek treasure hunters who…
Thracologists Discover Ancient Thracian Rock Step Pyramid in Eastern Rhodope Mountains in Southern Bulgaria
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.