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  • Anishte Settlement
  • Granichak
  • Bulgaria
  • Vidin
  • Belogradchik



  • The Italian Database is the result of a collaboration between:

    MIBAC (Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali - Direzione Generale per i Beni Archeologici),

    ICCD (Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo e la Documentazione) and

    AIAC (Associazione Internazionale di Archeologia Classica).

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Summary (English)

  • ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXPLORATIONS NEAR THE VILLAGE OF GRANICHAK (Sergey Torbatov, Bilyana Ivanova – The explorations of the western part of the Late Roman mansio were completed. There was no entrance between Rooms Nos. 9 and 4. Room No. 9 and the complex to the north – northeast of it were added to the main architectural structure. A midden pit was explored under the foundation of the mortar floor of Room No. 9, containing fragmentary bricks and roof-tiles, sherds and two coins of AD 364 – 367, which were terminus post quem for the second construction period. A fragment from tegula with a stamp that reads: DDNNAVGRAT, and a handle of Thracian ceramic vessel of the Late Bronze or the Early Iron Age were found in Room No. 10. Room No. 15 was built during the third construction period and it connected the architectural complex with the baths, built outside the fortification wall during the second construction period. A coin of Arcadius of AD 384 – 388 was found and it was terminus post quem for the third construction period. Places for stirring mortar were discovered outside the fortification wall, to the west of Rooms Nos. 2, 3, 4, 9, 10 and 11.

  • Sergey Torbatov - Archaeological Institute with Museum 
  • Bilyana Ivanova - Archaeological Institute with Museum 



Research Body

  • Archaeological Institute with Museum

Funding Body


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