Thu, May 23 2013
Photo: Svetla Dobreva
The ring has a semi-precious stone and most probably dates back to the Roman era (first to the fourth century CE). The golden leaf from a wreath dates back to the fourth to the third centuries BCE, report says.
The church is estimated to date from some time in the 12th to 14th centuries.
Proof that the distilled spirit is a Bulgarian invention, Bozhidar Dimitrov says.
The mosaic dates back to about the third century and depicts a man and two women, all members of Dionysus’ entourage.
A team of more than 20 archeologists has been clearing vegetation to explore the eastern side of the fortress, two km from the Rhodope town of Assenovgrad.
Sarcophagus found with a skeleton inside, believed to be that of a 14th century Ottoman military commander
The first colonists from the ancient Greek city of Miletus arrived at the end of the seventh century BCE.
Various artifacts found at site close to the village of Borissovo.
The purported relics of John the Baptist in Sozopol are proving a great tourist drawcard, mayor says.
Such reliquaries were used to keep fragments of the relics of saints and other items venerated by Christians.
The exhibition at the Chirpan museum includes many of the more than 3000 items of metal, clay, bone and glass found during work around the area where the motorway was being built.
Professor Nikolai Ovcharov says work will soon be complete on the study of the acropolis at Perperikon.
The funding is provided under the foreign military sales programme of the US army's Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation.
The UK nationals were arrested after throwing beer bottles at people after being refused entry to a restaurant that had closed for the night.
Restoration and development projects include Madara Horseman, Arbanassi fortress, Magura cave.
Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his spouse Margarita opened a new heating and insulation system at the Tsar Ferdinand Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases in Iskrets, a project implemented thanks to the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Sofia and the Nando Peretti Foundation.
According to the law's provisions, the commission will have the power to investigate individuals without prior notification and would not require a criminal conviction in order to launch an investigation.