Unknown Roman Quarter in Outskirts of Ancient Philipopolis Discovered by Accident in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

Archaeology | November 13, 2017, Monday // 20:12|  views

The demolition of an early 20th century building with the status of a cultural monunent (whatever is left of it is visible on the right) has led to the discovery of a previously unknown Ancient Roman quarter in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv. Photo: Pod Tepeto

A previously unknown but wholly preserved Ancient Roman residential quarter has been discovered by accident in the city of Plovdiv in Southern Bulgaria, after the illegal demolition of a beautiful early 20th century house – leading to rescue archaeological excavations.

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Tags: Ancient Rome, Roman Empire, Plovdiv, Philipopolis, excavations, excavation, ArchaeologyinBulgaria.com


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