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  • Bulgarians Want Unique Thracian Treasure Back in Hometown

    on Nov 21, 12 • in Antiquty, Bulgaria, News, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Bulgarians Want Unique Thracian Treasure Back in Hometown

    An object from the unique gold Thracian treasure recently discovered in Bulgaria. Photo by BGNES Residents of Bulgaria’s town of Isperih plan to launch a petition to have the unique gold Thracian treasure, recently discovered in the nearby famous Sveshtari tomb, to be returned to them. The news was reported by Standard daily, citing the secretary of the Town Hall. The precious find is now on display at the Archeology Museum in the capital Sofia, but locals demand from the Culture Ministry to have it back in Isperih. Isperih Mayor, Beysim Basri, has talked to

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  • Bulgaria to Charm Barroso with Archaeology

    on Nov 18, 12 • in Archaeology, Bulgaria, News • with Comments Off on Bulgaria to Charm Barroso with Archaeology

    Excavations and constructions of the underground in Sofia’s culturally rich center are expected to be ready for the August visit of EC President Jose Barroso, said Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov. Tuesday Rashidov and colleague, Minister of Regional Development Lilyana Pavlova were on inspections at the site near Bulgaria’s government buildings, where the expansion of the metro station takes place concurrently with preservation of archaeological findings from ancient Serdica. “The first stage of construction will be finished by July, while by August 25, when Jose Manuel Barroso is expected in Bulgaria, the archaeological treasures will

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