An ancient necropolis containing six family tombs and 20 pit burials has been found in Bulgaria. The family tombs appear to have been damaged during construction work in the 1950s and 1960s. Yulian Meshekov, leader of the archaeological excavations, said that the tombs were cut practically at foundation level, with little of
Parking lot construction in Croatia has led to the discovery on a Roman-era necropolis. While they were expanding the parking lot, workers uncovered a number of graves along the northern and eastern side of the foundations, and even though some of them were damaged due to construction works, thanks to the
A 3,000-year-old necropolis is undergoing excavation after being discovered along the route of the Bulgaria-Servia Gas Interconnector in Western Bulgaria. The newly discovered Ancient Thracian necropolis dates back to 1400-1000 BC, lead archaeologist Assist. Prof. Dr. Borislav Borislavov from the National Institute and Museum of Archaeology of the Bulgarian Academy of
More than 120 skeletons recovered from a Roman-period necropolis in Poland are set to undergo analysis to determine things like their diets and origins. The biggest surprise for the researchers was finding two gigantic tombs - the largest from this period known to date in Kujawy, which were hailed "princely graves".
Archaeological excavations ahead of a planned gas line in Bulgaria have unearthed a necropolis of more than 100 tombs. The site includes tombs from the Thracian times to the times of the First Bulgarian Kingdom. The oldest ones date from the 5th – 4th centuries B.C. Some reveal very interesting rites
Archaeologists are excavating the Roman necropolis of Baelo Claudia in Spain. Some of the graves date back 2,000 years. Founded in the late second century B.C., Baelo Claudia lies near today's town of Tarifa at the southernmost tip of Spain, separated from Morocco by the Strait of Gibraltar. Since 2009, scientists