The National Archaeological Institute with a Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (NAIM at BAS) presents the national archaeological exhibition “Bulgarian Archeology 2022”, which can be visited until May 21, 2023 in the hall for temporary exhibitions of NAIM (Atanas Burov Square No. 1 ). For the sixteenth time in a row, the exhibition shows the most interesting finds and rich illustrative material from the field work of Bulgarian archaeologists in the previous year. As an important part of the exhibition, posters for 53 archaeological projects are presented. The exhibition presents over 300 exhibits from 30 sites, illustrating the development of cultures in today’s Bulgarian lands from the Neolithic (6000 years BC) to the Middle Ages. Among them are the ongoing studies of the prehistoric settlement mounds of Provadia, Durankulak, Poroy, Yunatsite, Sushina and Kozareva mound, the Roman architectural complex near the village of Stroyno, Elhovo municipality, the Roman cities of Ulpia Exus and Sexaginta prista, the fortresses of Kalyata and Bukelon, the medieval cities of Pliska and Dandelion, and a number of others. The results of rescue archaeological research carried out in different parts of the country are also presented. Impressive finds from sites along the route of the “Hemus” highway (such as the early Hellenistic necropolis near the village of Bohot and the site near the village of Chavdartsi), on railway lines (the sites near Aldomirovtsi and Chirpan), on gas pipelines (the late medieval necropolis in the town of Gladno Pole near Vratsa ). Rescue studies along the Black Sea are once again presented – finds from the ancient necropolis in the town of “Sea Garden” of Apolonia Pontika, Sozopol. Among the exhibits of the “Bulgarian Archeology 2022” exhibition are gold, silver and bronze ornaments, exquisite ceramic anthropomorphic figures and vessels, marble votive tiles and wall decorations, a ritual hearth – eschar, knives and weapons, coins, and much more. Among the most impressive finds are the ceramic vessels from the settlement mounds at Poroy and Provadia, the necklace from the Durankulak settlement mound, the ornaments and weapons from the early Hellenistic necropolis near the village of Bohot, a gold and jade necklace from the ancient necropolis in the “Sea Garden” town of Apollonia Pontica, votive plaques of the Thracian Horseman from the Roman architectural complex near the village of Stroino, bronze stylus from the ancient fortress “Borovets” near the village of Razliv, Pravets municipality, gold ring-seal from Pliska.

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