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Late Antiquity and Medieval fortress Konstantsia

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

The Late Antiquity and Medieval city Konstantsia is located on a plateau-shape hill on the right bank of river Maritsa. The fortification wall was repaired several times. It was built in 4th century and existed until 13th century. The different construction periods are visible. In 4th – 7t...

Fortress and a sanctuary at the village of Angel voivoda

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Destructions of a fortification wall are visible on the ridge. D. Aladzhov mentions the discovery of tetradrachms of Thasos (2nd period) as well as Roman coins (Augustus and Trajan).

Roman castellum Sostra

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

It is marked on Tabula Peutingeriana a roadside station on the road Oescus-Philippopolis, south from Melta and north from Ad radices. It is also entered on several Westeuropean historical maps – Nicolas Sanson 1665, “Illyricum Orientis”, G. D’Lisle – the beginning of 18th century, Iohann M...

Stadium of Philippopolis

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

The Stadium of Philippopolis is situated in the northern end of the fortified city, between the two fortification walls, in the natural curve between the western slope of Taxim tepe and the eastern slope of Sahat tepe. It was built at the beginning of the 2nd century during the reign of Em...

Gradishte locality, near the Vratsata pass

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

The Vratitsa stronghold in the Gradishte locality is situated in the Vratsata pass, 1,8 km southwest from the centre of the town of Vratsa in direction to Zgorigrad village. The site was inhabited for a long period. Numerous finds testify to occupation already in the 4th – 1st century BC,...

Asenova fortress

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

The Asenova fortress (Asen’s fortress) is situated 2,36 km south from the centre of the city of Asenovgrad. It is located on the Mogilata ridge, on a single cliff, and covers an area of 20 decares. The ridge has vertical, overhanging the river slopes which make it inaccessible from three o...

Krakra fortress

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

The medieval fortress on the Krakra hill is situated in the southwestern part of the city of Pernik, on a rocky plateau on the right bank of the Struma River. In the 4th century BC a strong fortress was built, covering an area of 35 decares. The wall followed the terrain features and did n...

Emporium Discoduratere

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Discoduratere is situated 2,37 km south from the centre of the village of Gostilitsa. The fortress is built on a naturally defended site – to the southeast is the Yantra River with a high and steep bank, to the southwest there is a deep gorge, while to the northeast there was a marsh. The...

Ancient town of Messambria

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Ancient Messambria Pontica is situated on the Nesebar peninsula, and north and west from the bay of Nesebar. Underneath the Greek colony there are traces of earlier habitation. The colony was founded at the end of the 6th century by colonists from Byzantion, Chalhedona and Megara. Initiall...

dFMROe - digitale Fundmünzen der Römischen Zeit in Österreich

Type: Artefact databases or image collections Publisher: OEAW - Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften

Database on Pre-Roman and Roman Imperial coins found in Austria and in Romania.