Excavations of Heraclea Lyncestis, Macedonia

  From 2008 to 2012 the Balkan Heritage foundation has supported the excavations at Heraclea Lyncestis archaeological reserve near Bitola, Macedonia. With fundraising campaign, with the assistance of the Balkan Heritage foundation team of archaeologists and the help of students and volunteers participating in the Balkan Heritage Field School project (2008 – 2012) and cultural heritage voluntary w...
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Excavations of the Archaeological Reserve “Augusta Traiana – Vereia – Borui”, Stara Zagora (2008 – 2009), Bulgaria

In 2008 and 2008 the Balkan Heritage foundation has supported several rescue excavation projects in the archaeological reserve Augusta Traiana – Vereia – Borui in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria with fundraising campaign, with the assistance of the Balkan Heritage foundation team of archaeologists and the help of students and volunteers participating in the Balkan Heritage Field School project (2008) a...
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Excavations of the Early Byzantune Monastery on Djanavara Hill

Periods: Archaic and Classical Greek, and Hellenistic (7th - 2nd century BC) and Early Byzantine (5th – 6th century AD). Project Director: Krastina Panayotova, PhD in Archaeology, Associate Professor, National Archaeological Institute with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The Site: The monastery on Djanavara hill was one of the biggest, the most imposing and rich Early Christian complex...
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Tell Yunatsite Excavation Project

Periods: Chalcolithic (or Copper Age, 4900 – 4100 BC), Early Bronze Age (3100 – 2200 BC), Iron Age, Antiquity and Middle Ages. Collaborating Universities & Institutions: National Institute of Archaeology and Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Balkan Heritage Foundation, Pazardzhik Regional Museum of History, New Bulgarian University. Project Director: Ass. Prof. Yavor Boyadzhiev, PhD i...
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Emporion Pistiros Excavation Project

Periods: Classical Greek & Hellenistic (5th - 2nd century BC) Collaborating Universities & Institutions: Balkan Heritage Foundation, National Archaeological Institute with Museum - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Pazardzhik Regional Museum of History, Septemvri Archaeological Museum "Prof. Mieczyslaw Domaradzki", "Pistiros" Association, National Museum of History (Bulgaria), Queen's Univ...
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Stobi Excavation Project, Republic of Macedonia

Periods: Roman, Late Roman Collaborating Universities & Institutions: Balkan Heritage Foundation; National Institution Stobi (Republic of Macedonia); Queen's University, Department of Classics (Canada)   Dig Director: Silvana Blazhevska, Director of National Institution Stobi The Site: The first historic records that mention Stobi are by the Roman historian Titus Livy, and concern the per...
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Neolithic Settlement Ilindentsi-Masovets Excavation Project, Bulgaria

Periods: Early and Middle Balkan Neolithic (6000 – 5500/5400 BC) Collaborating Universities & Institutions: Blagoevgrad Regional Museum of History, Balkan Heritage Foundation, New Bulgarian University, Municipality of Strumyani (Bulgaria), Université Paris-Ouest Nanterre La Défense (France). Project Director: Malgorzata Grebska-Kulova, PhD in Archaeology, Archaeologist and Curator, Blagoev...
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Excavation of the temenos of Apollonia Pontica on St. Kirik and Yulita island, Sozopol, Bulgaria (since 2011)

Periods: Archaic and Classical Greek, and Hellenistic (7th - 2nd century BC) and Early Byzantine (5th – 6th century AD). Collaborating Universities & Institutions: Balkan Heritage Foundation, New Bulgarian University, Museum of Archaeology - Sozopol. Project Director: Krastina Panayotova, PhD in Archaeology, Associate Professor, National Archaeological Institute with Museum, Bulgarian Acad...
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