Posts Tagged ‘Necropolis’

  • Woman buried pregnant 6000 years ago in Bulgaria

    on Jan 8, 14 • in Archaeology, Bulgaria, Excavation, News • with Comments Off

    Photo by BGNES

    Bulgarian archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a woman that appears to have been buried pregnant 6000 years ago. The found – described as highly unusual – was made in a newly discovered necropolis in the famous village of Svestari in north-east Bulgaria. A total of five skeletons were discovered in the necropolis, all of them buried in unusual position – with their legs bound and their heads facing southwards, the BGNES news agency informs. The buried woman had exquisite pearl ornaments, according to Professor Diana Gergova, who led the dig. In September, Gergova’s team found in Sveshtari the remains of

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  • HAEMUS visited “Kokolov Rid” – Iron Age Tumuli Necropolis

    on Nov 24, 13 • in Archaeology, Excavation, Exhibition, Iron Age, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off

    Kokolov Rid-Vinica

    The team of HAEMUS on 19.11.2013 organized filed trip to the city of Vinica (East Macedonia) and visited both, the City Museum (Museum “Terracotta”) and the archaeological site of Kokolov Rid (iron age tumuli necropolis). The archaeological site of Kokolov Rid at the Vinichka Krshla Village is a complex site. It is 3 km to the north-east of the City of Vinica, at the left side of Vinica – Vinichka Krshla Village road, several hundred meters to the east of the archaeological site – necropolis Krshlanski Gumenja, at a small lengthened plate, above the Sushica

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