30-Year-Old Roman Woman’s Grave Found in Bulga…

30-Year-Old Roman Woman’s Grave Found in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv near Discovery Site of Tomb with Jesus Christ Murals

The grave of the 30-year-old woman from the 3rd-4th century AD has been found on top of a Roman Era home ruins from an earlier period. Photo: archaeologist Maya Martinova via Plovdiv Time

Part of a Roman Era home from the 2nd – 4th century AD and the grave of an approximately 30-year-old woman have been discovered by accident in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv, the successor of ancient Philipopolis, near a…

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Sealed 16th Century Ottoman Looting Tunnel for…

Sealed 16th Century Ottoman Looting Tunnel for Draft Animals Found inside Tower Tomb beneath Bulgaria’s Largest Thracian Burial Mound

Early Ottoman Era looters broke into the 20-meter-tall 3rd century AD Roman tower tomb underneath Bulgaria’s largest Thracian burial mound in Bulgaria’s Manole through the structure’s southeastern corner. Photo: Plovdiv Museum of Archaeology/Plamen Kurtev via Plovdiv Time

A huge tunnel for looting that fit large draft animals and was dug up in the 16th century, during the reign of Ottoman Sultan…

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15,000 Attend Grand Opening of World’s Largest…

15,000 Attend Grand Opening of World’s Largest Historical Park near Bulgaria’s Black Sea City Varna

Visitors are seen here in line at the entrance of the Historical Park, a partial replica of the medieval Baba Vida Fortress in Vidin, on the first day of the opening, on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Photo: Historical Park

More than 15,000 people have attended the grand opening of the world’s largest “Historical Park” for cultural tourism, education, and entertainment located in the town of Neofit…

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Top 20: Most Popular Stories on ArchaeologyinB…

Top 20: Most Popular Stories on ArchaeologyinBulgaria.com in May 2019

Following are the 20 most popular stories with you, the readers of ArchaeologyinBulgaria.com, during the month of May 2019. (more…)

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Ancient Settlement Adjacent to Philipopolis Di…

Ancient Settlement Adjacent to Philipopolis Discovered in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv in Rescue Digs

The newly discovered settlement could have been a village, mansion, or even a shrine located right outside of Philipopolis, the major city of Roman Thrace. Photo: Radio Plovdiv

A small settlement located outside the urban area of ancient Philipopolis, today’s Plovdiv in Central South Bulgaria, has been found by archaeologists conducting preliminary rescue excavations as part of a major railway…

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Grand Opening of World’s Largest Historical Pa…

Grand Opening of World’s Largest Historical Park Set for June 22 near Bulgaria’s Black Sea City Varna

The official poster for the grand opening of the Historical Park near Bulgaria’s Varna. Photo: Historical Park

The world’s largest “Historical Park” for cultural tourism, education, and entertainment purposes, which is located in the town of Neofit Rilski, near the Black Sea town of Varna in Northeast Bulgaria, is going to be officially opened on June 22, 2019. (more…)

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Construction of Huge ‘Historical Park’ Starts …

Construction of Huge ‘Historical Park’ Starts near Bulgaria’s Black Sea City of Varna

The groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Historical Park near Varna. The creators of the idea, Ivelin Mihaylov and Nikolay Ninov, are the first and the second on the right, respectively. Photo: Historical Park

A huge “Historical Park” that is going to feature replicas of archaeological and historical monuments and sites found in Bulgaria from the Prehistory until the Middle Ages is…

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World’s Largest ‘Historical Park’ to Be Opened…

World’s Largest ‘Historical Park’ to Be Opened near Bulgaria’s Black Sea City Varna in Spring 2019

The future “Historical Park” near Varna will cover some 10,000 of history from the territory of today’s Bulgaria, including Prehistory, Antiquity, and Middle Ages. Photo: Historical Park

A “Historical Park” for cultural tourism, education, and entertainment purposes described as “the world’s largest and first of its kind” by its creators is going to open doors in the spring of 2019 in the town of…

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Late Bronze Age Settlement Discovered in North…

Late Bronze Age Settlement Discovered in Northwest Bulgaria in Turkish Stream Gas Pipeline Rescue Digs

A wattle and clay wall collapsed on top of a 1,200 BC Late Bronze Age dwelling preserving its inventory to be discovered more than 3,000 years later during the Turkish Stream rescue digs in Northwest Bulgaria. Photo: TV grab from bTV

A settlement originally dating back to the Late Bronze Age, which was also subsequently inhabited in the Thracian and Roman Antiquity, and the Middle Age, has been…

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Ancient Thrace’s Largest Gold Treasure, Valchi…

Ancient Thrace’s Largest Gold Treasure, Valchitran Treasure, to Be Shown in Bulgaira’s Black Sea City Burgas for the First Time

The Valchitran Gold Treasure is the largest treasure from Ancient Thrace in terms of weight. Photo: Wikipedia

The largest gold treasure from Ancient Thrace, the Valchitran Gold Treasure, which dates back to the end of the Late Bronze Age, is to be showcased for the first time in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Burgas. (more…)

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