Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Ruins from Ancient Roman City, Durostorum

Bulgarian archaeologists conducting rescue excavations in the Danube city of Silistra known as Durostorum (or Dorostorum) in Ancient Thracian and Roman times and as Drastar (or Drustur) during the medieval Bulgarian Empire have discovered a previously unknown Late Antiquity fortress wall and ancient murals. 

The newly discovered fortress wall is about 2-2.15 meters wide, and is preserved up to a height of 1.5 meters at some sections, Prof. Georgi Atanasov, an archaeologist from the Silistra Regional Museum of History, has announced, as cited by the Bulgarian state news agency BTA.



Ixel Balamke

Ixel Balamke was one of the two founding members of Sekhet-Bast-Ra in Oklahoma City. Currently living in the Twin Cities, she is currently the LBM of Leaping Laughter Lodge. She also is a Meanad and lover of fine wines. Her life long partner Hunahpu and she are well known for their Wine Tastings at NOTOCON. Together they have a small wine cellar that currently holds over 300 bottles.

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