Top 20 of the Most Popular Stories on in April 2018

Top 20 of the Most Popular Stories on in April 2018

The Attica red-figure pottery krater with Oedipus and the Sphinx discovered in Bulgaria’s Sozopol is dated to the second quarter of the 5th century BC. Photo:

Following are the 20 most popular stories among the readers of during the month of April 2018.

The Top 20 stories are ranked by number of reads, from the highest to the lowest. Not all of them were written in the month of April 2018 as archive stories also figure prominently among the top ones rather often.

#1. Archaeologists Find 6th Century BC Home, Red-Figure Pottery Krater Depicting Oedipus and the Sphinx from Apollonia Pontica in Bulgaria’s Sozopol

#2. Archeologists Find Rare 12th Century Lusterware Pottery from Medieval Egypt in Building with Rich Murals, Reveal Medieval Streets in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

#3. Unknown 14th Century Church Containing Hoard of Bronze Engolpion Crosses Discovered in Trapesitsa Fortress in Bulgaria’s Veliko Tarnovo

#4. Archaeologists Find Traces of 251 AD Invasion of Roman Empire by Goths during Digs at Antiquity Odeon in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

#5. 5th Millenium BC Prehistoric Settlement near Bulgaria’s Pomorie Was Much Larger Than Known Settlement Mound, Archaeologists Find

#6. Puzzling Burial with Tortoise Shell Discovered in Ancient Roman Tomb on Medical University Campus in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

#7. Various Groups Plotted RPG Terrorist Attack against US Embassy in Bulgaria’s Sofia in 1991 over Desert Storm Operation against Saddam Hussein’s Iraq

#8. 12 Awesomely Inspiring Ancient Inscriptions Discovered by Archaeologists in Bulgaria Recently and What They Reveal

#9. 6 Amazing Artifacts with Ancient Greek Mythology Scenes Discovered in Bulgaria

#10. Latest Discoveries in Nebet Tepe Fortress Cast Doubt on Status of Bulgaria’s Plovdiv as Oldest City in Europe

#11. Latest Finds in Paleolithic Bacho Kiro Cave in Central Bulgaria Imply Coexistence of Early Homo Sapiens and Neanderthals

#12. Stolen Thracian-Roman Silver Mask Helmet Restored, Showcased in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv 21 Years after Theft

#13. How Bulgaria’s Communist Regime Hid the 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster from the Public Protecting Only Itself

#14. Constantine’s Bridge on Danube River at Roman Cities Ulpia Oescus (Gigen, Bulgaria) – Sucidava (Corabia, Romania)

#15. Bulgaria Marks 810 Years since Victory over Latin Empire Knights of Fourth Crusade in Battle of Adrianople

#16. Bulgaria’s Plovdiv Seeks Ownership of Early Christian Great Basilica from Central Government

#17. Bulgaria Could Have Ended Up Divided like West and East Germany, North and South Korea at World War II’s End and Start of Cold War, Report Says

#18. 8 Marvelous Artifacts from Exotic Places Discovered by Archaeologists in Bulgaria Recently and How They Got There

#19. 8,000-Year-Old Ceramic Slab with Possibly World’s Oldest Writing Discovered near Bulgaria’s Nova Zagora

#20. Stolen Ancient Roman-Thracian Silver Mask Helmet Returned to Archaeology Museum in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv 20 Years Later



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