The Ancient Thracian rock shrine in the area known as Hasara near the town of Angel Voyvoda in Southern Bulgaria dates back to the end of the Bronze Age and the beginning of the Iron Age, i.e. roughly the period of the Trojan War, the archaeologists exploring the site for the first time have established.
They have also discovered that the entire Ancient Thracian archaeological complex near Bulgaria’s Angel Voyvoda, Mineralni Bani Municipality, Haskovo District, covers a total area of 50 decares (app. 12.5 acres), the Municipality has announced.
After the start of the excavations of the shrine at the end of May 2016, the team of archaeologists led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zdravko Dimitrov from the National Institute and Museum of Archaeology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences discovered there the ruins of an Ancient Roman fortress and an Early Christian church. Read more.