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Late Roman/Early Byzantine tomb discovered in Bulgaria's Sofia


A Late Roman/Early Byzantine tomb from the Roman city of Serdica has been discovered by accident during repair works on the Moskovska Street in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia, not far from the 4th century AD St. Sofia Basilica.

Late Roman/Early Byzantine tomb discovered in Bulgaria's Sofia
Murals seen inside the newly discovered Late Antiquity tomb in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia
[Credit: Sofia Mayor’s Facebook Page]
Late Roman/Early Byzantine tomb discovered in Bulgaria's Sofia
The inside of the newly found Late Antiquity tomb located near the St. Sofia Basilica
in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia [Credit: Sofia Mayor’s Facebook Page]
The discovery of the tomb which is decorated with murals was announced by Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova when she visited the last day of the 2018 archaeological excavations at another downtown location, the ruins of ancient Serdica (as Sofia was then called) on the St. Nedelya Cathedral Square.

Source: Archaeology in Bulgaria [August 03, 2018]

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