Tag Archive: Black Sea

Ancient Bulgar burial ground found

Archaeologists in Bulgaria have unearthed a circular mound which they believe used to serve as a burial ground for the ancient Bulgars in pre-Christian times, Bulgarian National Television (BNT) said on September 21 2010 The site, unique in South Eastern Europe, was found near the north coast of the Black Sea, where the Bulgars first…

German town yields Persian coins

German archeologists have discovered 1,200-year-old silver coins which they believe were minted in modern day Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan and northern Africa. A team of volunteers working with regional authorities and the University of Greifswald found 82 coin fragments and coins, the oldest of which dates back to the year 610 and the most recent one…

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Ancient Winery

Bulgarian archaeologists have explored further a Late Antiquity fortress located near the town of Byala on the St. Atanas Cape on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast that they found last year. The team of archaeologists from the Varna Archaelogy Museum led by Prof. Dr. Valeri Yotov has uncovered a number of new details of the early…