Institute of Archaeology

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The British archaeological expedition to the ancient emporium at Vetren-Pistiros, central Bulgaria

Posted by arts-humanities.net on March 29, 2015

The project consists of preliminary geophysical prospection (1999-2001), a programme of limited excavation (30 sq metres), accompanied by faunal, organic, and metallurgical analyses (1999-2008), whose aim is to create a continuous, dated sequence of activities at the late Iron Age river port at Adjiyska Vodenitsa, near Vetren, plausibly identified with ancient Pistiros.