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.

bresto, prehistoric, fortress, bansko, razlog, banya, bulgaria, pirin mountain, ruins, bronze age

Archaeological excavation and research at Bronze Age fortified settlement Bresto, Bulgaria

Project type/s: Archaeological excavation and research at Bronze Age fortified settlement and archaeological field school. Project duration: 2015-2017 Location: village of Banya, Southwest Bulgaria The archaeological site: Late Bronze Age…
Montenegro, roman, doclea, duklja, Podgorica, field school, balkans

Archaeological excavation and research at the Roman city of Doclea, Montenegro

Project type/s: Archaeological excavation and research at the Roman city of Doclea (Montenegro) in the Eastern Adriatic and archaeological field school. Project duration: 2017-present Location: Podgorica, Montenegro The archaeological site:…
underwater, underwater archaeology, nessebar, bulgaria, surveying, field school

Submerged Heritage of Nessebar, Black Sea, Bulgaria

Project type/s: Underwater archaeological excavations & survey, marine geophysical survey and archaeological field school. Project duration: 2018-present Location: Nessebar, Black Sea, Bulgaria The archaeological site: The aquatory…
archaeology, roman, roman ruins, station, bona mansio, military, bulgaria, balkans, field school

Bona Mansio - Roman Road Station on Via Diagonalis Excavation Project, Bulgaria

Project type/s: Archaeological excavation and research at the Roman road station on Via Diagonalis in Bulgaria and archaeological field school. Project duration: 2016-present Location: Septemvri, Bulgaria The archaeological site: Roman…