Bulgaria’s Capital Sofia to Hold First Ever An…

Bulgaria’s Capital Sofia to Hold First Ever Antiquity Festival Named after Constantine’s Quote ‘Serdica Is My Rome’

The poster for the first ever “Serdica Is My Rome” Antiquity Festival in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia features the silhouette of the 4th century St. George Rotunda church in downtown Sofia. Photo: Museum of Sofia History

The city of Sofia, which is celebrating its 140th anniversaryas capital of Bulgaria in 2019, is going to hold its first ever Antiquity Festival dedicated to the heritage of its…

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Bulgaria’s Capital Sofia Finally Opens Second …

Bulgaria’s Capital Sofia Finally Opens Second Part of ‘Sofia Largo’ Restoration of Ancient Serdica

The second part of the Ancient Serdica complex in downtown Sofia has been opened three years after the first part. Photo: Museum of Sofia History

For its official holiday, September 17, the Day of St. Sophiaand her three daughters, Saints Faith, Love, and Charity, Bulgaria’s capital Sofia has finally opened the second part of the restored ruins of the Ancient Roman city of Serdica located at the…

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10 Stunning Facts about the Archaeology and Hi…

10 Stunning Facts about the Archaeology and History of Bulgaria

A typical landscape from the mountainous parts of rural Bulgaria. Photo: IvayloSt, Pixabay

We at ArchaeologyinBulgaria.com have been on a mission for a while now to acquaint readers around the world the incredible archaeological, historical, and cultural heritage of Bulgaria (as well as other, global topics) in a journalistic fashion that is both easily accessible and in-depth. (more…)

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Which Is the World’s Oldest Gold? The Five Old…

Which Is the World’s Oldest Gold? The Five Oldest Gold Treasures: All from the 5th Millenium BC, All Found in Bulgaria, All Made by ‘Old Europe’

The world’s largest and perhaps oldest prehistoric gold treasure was discovered by chance back in 1972 in graves of what has become known as the Varna Chalcolithic Necropolis in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city. Photo: BGNES

Humanity’s thirst for GOLD throughout the last – as it turns out – nearly 7,000 years has been very prominent, and so the question of which the oldest gold in the world is has been…

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Sofia Celebrates Holiday, 140th Anniversary si…

Sofia Celebrates Holiday, 140th Anniversary since Becoming Capital of Bulgaria

A photo collage showing some of the main landmarks of Bulgaria’s capital Sofia. Photo: Stolichanin, Wikipedia

The city of Sofia celebrates on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, its city holiday, the Day of St. Sophia and her three daughters, Saints Faith, Hope, and Charity, with this year’s events being marked by the continuing celebrations of the 140th anniversary since it was declared capital of…

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Sofia Celebrates 140th Anniversary since Becom…

Sofia Celebrates 140th Anniversary since Becoming Capital of Modern-Day Bulgaria

A view of Bulgaria’s main government buildings in downtown Sofia. Photo: Wengen, Pixabay

The city of Sofia celebrates on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, the 140th anniversary since it was declared capital of modern-day Bulgaria. (more…)

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3 Species of Treasure Hunters Are Destroying A…

3 Species of Treasure Hunters Are Destroying Archaeology in Bulgaria’s ‘Plunder Paradise’ worth up to USD 1 Billion a Year, New Book Reveals

Front cover of the book “Plunder Paradise” by Ivan Dikov, publisher of ArchaeologyinBulgaria.com*

Three “species” of treasure hunters dubbed “diggers”, “yuppies” and “super experts”, whose a total number is in the low six figures, are destroying the world archaeology and history heritage found in Bulgaria in a criminal industry worth up to 1 billion US dollar per year, reveals the new book “Plund…

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Huge Roman Inscription of Dionysus Cult Secret…

Huge Roman Inscription of Dionysus Cult Secret Society after 251 Goth Invasion Found in Early Christian Great Basilica in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

The long and detailed inscription has been authored by a total of 44 surviving members of a secret society dedicated to the cult of Dionysus with gratitude for their survival of the Goths’ destruction of ancient Philipopolis in 251 AD. Photo: PodTepeto

A gigantic Ancient Roman inscription left behind by a mystic secret society dedicated to the cult of god Dionysus in the middle of the 3rd century…

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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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