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Ancient Roman City Ratiaria In Bulgaria’s Archar Assaulted By Brutal Treasure Hunters

The Ancient Roman arsenal city of Ratiaria, also known as Colonia Ulpia Traiana Ratiaria, which is located near the northwestern Bulgarian town of Archar on the Danube River, has suffered brand new major damages from looting treasure hunters.

This time the treasure hunters have destroyed the still standing walls of the residence of the Roman provincial governor of Colonia Ulpia Ratiaria, which was uncovered during the archaeological excavations in 2014, Fionera Filipova, Director of the Vidin Regional Museum of History, has announced as cited by BTA.

She says the treasure hunters “worked” at night, and dug up over 10 pits at a depth of more than 1 meter each. Read more.