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Medieval coin cache found in Bulgaria

A large cache of medieval coins have been found at the holy rock city of Perperikon in Bulgaria. The gold coins are from the 14th century while the silver ones are from the end of the 13th century. The coins have been found dispersed in what has been used as a toilet

Ancient rock stove found at Perperikon

A rock stove cut into the rock at the Thracian city of Perperikon has been found. The stove consists of a lower part, a hearth, whose ceiling has two holes that let through some fire; the ceramic cooking vessels would be placed on top of the holes. "We can easily

Enormous cult complex found in ancient Thracian city

Archaeologists in Bulgaria have uncovered an enormous cult complex at the ancient Thracian city of Perperikon. The complex consists of at least 9 altars each 2 meters in diameter located on an area of 12 square km. They are dated back to about 1 500 BC thanks to objects discovered around

Relics of medieval saint found in Bulgaria

Archaeologists in Bulgaria have found the relics of a medieval saint at the fortress of Perperikon. The remains of human bones were found inside one of two bronze crosses as the archaeologists were excavating two churches. One of the crosses is larger and has an life-like image of the crucified Jesus Christ