The Balkan Heritage Foundation supports numerous research and/or conservation projects (currently in Bulgaria and Republic of Macedonia) such as excavations, expeditions, conservation and documentation workshops, contributing to the study, preservation, promotion and utilization of the Cultural Heritage of the Balkans. Excavation projects take place at various types of archaeological sites: settlements, religious monuments, ancient and medieval cities and emporia, fortresses and tells, etc. Conservation projects involve work with authentic artifacts: Ancient Greek pottery, Roman and Late Antique pottery and glassware, Roman and Late Roman mosaics and wall-paintings, medieval wall-paintings and architecture. Documentation workshops are dedicated to 2-D and 3-D documentation of artefacts and monuments, RTI documentation and research of wall-paintings and epigraphic monuments, graphic and photographic documentation of pottery, mosaics and other artefacts. T|hus the BHF contributes to the efforts of scientific, research, conservation and management teams and institutions.

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Workshop for Conservation of Roman and Late Roman Pottery from Stobi (2010 -2014)

E-book English First edition 2016 88 pages ISBN 978-619-90783-0-3   Workshop for Conservation of Roman and Late Roman Pottery from Stobi (2010 -2014) Publisher: Balkan Heritage Foundation Place: Stara Zagora Editor: Angela Pencheva Referee:…
e-book, balkan heritage foundation, book, church, zimevitsa, bulgarian

The Church of St. Theodore Tyro in Zimevista, District of Sofia (in Bulgarian)

E-book Bulgarian First edition 2017 195 pages ISBN 978-619-90783-2-7   The Church of St. Theodore Tyro in Zimevista, District of Sofia (in Bulgarian) Angel Angelov Series: Balkan Heritage Studies 1 Publisher: Balkan Heritage…
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PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION “HERACLEA LYNCESTIS” OF DRAZHAN BRACHICH IN REGIONAL LIBRARY “ZAHARI KNYAZHESKI”, STARA ZAGORA, BULGARIA, 1-28.11.2013

Dates: 1 – 28 November, 2013 Venue: Zaharii Knyazhesky Regional Library, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria Curator: Snezhana Marinova, director of Zaharii Knyazhesky Regional Library Partner organizations: Balkan Heritage Foundation, Zaharii…
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PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION “THE BIRTH OF EUROPE. EXCAVATIONS OF NEOLITHIC SETTLEMENT ILINDENTSI” OF LORA PARMAKOVA IN STRUMYANI, BULGARIA, 23.10 - 28.11.2014

Dates: 23 October – 28 November, 2014 Venue: The “School” at Strumyani, Bulgaria Curator: Dr. Malgorzata Grebska-Kulov, Blagoevgrad Regional Museum of History and dig director of the excavation project in Ilindentsi. Partner organizations:…

GOSTUŠA CONSERVATION PROJECT

“Gostuša”, also known as “stone settlement” is located in South-east of Serbia in the area of the Nature Park “Stara planina”, and it represents a unique mountain village, also enlisted as a national cultural property. Its outstanding…
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CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION OF ANCIENT GREEK AND HELLENISTIC POTTERY FROM THE NECROPOLIS OF APOLLONIA PONTICA, PRESENT-DAY SOZOPOL, BULGARIAN BLACK SEA COAST

Project type/s: Conservation and documentation of artifacts and field school. Project duration: 2009-present Location: Sozopol, Bulgaria, Ancient Greek colony Apollonia Pontica The artifacts: Ancient Greek and Hellenistic pottery from cult…
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EXPEDITION FOR DOCUMENTATION OF MEDIEVAL AND LATE MEDIEVAL CHURCHES IN THE BALKANS (2008 - PRESENT)

Project type/s: Expedition for research and documentation of medieval Balkan churches affiliated with a field school. Project duration: 2008 -present Location: Central Western Bulgaria The cultural heritage sites: Medieval Balkan churches Periods:…
documentation, septemvri, bulgaria, museum, conservation

PROJECT FOR DOCUMENTATION OF CULTURAL PROPERTIES OF THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF SEPTEMVRI (2015), BULGARIA

Project type/s: Documentation of artifacts and а field school Project duration: 2015 - present Location: Archaeological Museum “M. Domaradzki”, Septemvri, Bulgaria The cultural heritage monuments: Epigraphic monuments and small artifacts Periods:…
late roman mosaics, roman, mosaic, mosaics, stobi, conservation, macedonia secunda

CONSERVATION AND DOCUMENTATION OF ROMAN AND LATE ROMAN MOSAICS FROM STOBI

Project type/s: Conservation and documentation of artifacts and field school. Project duration: 2011-present Location: National Institution Stobi, Republic of Macedonia The artifacts: Roman and Late Roman floor mosaics Period/s: Roman and…
roman, conservation, roman artifacts, stobi, macedonia secunda

CONSERVATION AND DOCUMENTATION OF ROMAN AND LATE ROMAN MURAL PAINTINGS FROM STOBI

Project type/s: Conservation and documentation of artifacts and field school. Project duration: 2011-2017 Location: National Institution Stobi, Republic of Macedonia The artifacts: Late Roman mural paintings Period/s: Late Roman (4th - 5th…
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CONSERVATION OF ARCHAIC GREEK POTTERY FROM APOLLONIA PONTICA, SOZOPOL, BULGARIA (2013 – 2015)

Project type/s: Conservation of artifacts. Project duration: 2013-2015. Location: Sozopol, Bulgaria, Ancient Greek colony Apollonia Pontica The artifacts: Archaic period Greek pottery from cult pits of a sanctuary on St. Kirik island, Sozopol,…