Topic ID #40357 - posted 10/26/2018 4:49 AM

Svoge archaeological digs. Roman fortress in Iskar gorge, Bulgaria


Svoge Heritage program is seeking for volunteers and students to take part in the second season of the archaeological digs at Roman fortress in Iskar gorge.

The successful 2018 digs revealed a huge stronghold build in the ages of Constantinian dynasty (306–363). This is the only military outpost ever studied in this area and the excavations will give information about the military and administrative organization in the earlier stages of Byzantine Empire.

The field school place is located in tourist and ecological region not far from the main Bulgaria city - Sofia. The excavations are supported by Svoge Municipality and the local Historical community center. Practical and theoretical lectures will be given by different experts in the area of field archaeology and Roman history.

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