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Bulgaria


An ancient Greek shipwreck dating to the 5th to 3rd centuries B.C., found in the Black Sea off the coast of Bulgaria
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/01/0110_030113_blacksea.html

Sboryanovo archaeological preserve
http://sboryanovo.cl.bas.bg/sboryanovo_2.html

The Thracian monumental tomb of Starosel near Plovdiv 
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Aegean/9659/


Georgia


Apsaros
Archaeological excavations and investigations of the Pontic east limes as part of the DFG-Schwerpunktprogramm "Formen und Wege der Akkulturation im östlichen Mittelmeerraum und im Schwarzmeergebiet in der Antike", 1999-2005.
Director: Angelika Geyer, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena.
http://www2.uni-jena.de/philosophie/altertum/klassarch/
Unavaiable at the moment

Atskouri
A joint Georgian-Canadian Archaeological excavation in collaboration with Bilkent University, Ankara. Excavations from 1993 to 1997.
http://www.bilkent.edu.tr/~arkeo/atskouri.html

The Pichvnari site
Coordinator Michael Vickers
http://home.jesus.ox.ac.uk/~mvickers/Home%20page.html

 

Rumania


Adamclisi
The Tropaeum Traiani monument and the vestiges of the Tropaeum Traiani fortress.
http://www.cjc.ro/proiect_histria/Histria/ISTORIE/ADAMCLISI/adamclisi.html

Histria
Overview over the history of excavations and research in the city, with abundant plans and pictures.
http://archweb.cimec.ro/web-histria/

Excavations at Histria
http://www.cjc.ro/proiect_histria/Histria/ISTORIE/HISTRIA/histria.html

Kallatis
Excavations at Kallatis.
http://www.cjc.ro/proiect_histria/Histria/ISTORIE/CALLATIS/callatis.html

Orgame
http://www.archaeology.ro/argamum_main.htm

Tomis
Excavations at Tomis.
http://www.cjc.ro/proiect_histria/Histria/ISTORIE/TOMIS/tomis.html

Overview of recent excavations at numerous Rumanian sites 
http://www.cimec.ro/arheologie/newcronica2000/indici/cca2000-cronica-az.htm

 

Russia


Kytaia
Fieldwork by the State Museum of the Religion History, St. Petersburg.
http://www.kitey.narod.ru/index.htm

Tanais
Excavations in central Tanais. Cooperation between the German Archaeological Institute, Eurasia Section, the Archaeological Institute of the Russian Academy of Science (Moscow), the Museum of Tanais, and the Archaeological Laboratory of the State University of Rostov since 1993.
Contact person: Dr. Jochen Fornasier, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Eurasia Dept.:
E-mail: jf@eurasien.dainst.de
http://www.dainst.org/index_600_da.html

 

Turkey


Akliman Valley
The focus of the Akliman Valley project is to reconstruct the palaeogeography and paleoenvironment of the valley. The project is a component of the Black Sea Trade Project.
http://ostracod.geo.umass.edu/besonen/akliman/

Bayburt plain
Extensive field survey from 1988. Part of the University of Melbourne North Eastern Turkey Project.
http://www.ahcca.unimelb.edu.au/newsandevents/turkey/
http://ancientneareast.tripod.com/Northeastern_Turkey.html

Boyuktepe Hoyuk
Excavation as part of the University of Melbourne North Eastern Turkey Project (1990-1992).
http://ancientneareast.tripod.com/Northeastern_Turkey.html

Daskyleion
Overview over the excavations and finds at Daskyleion.
http://daskyleion.tripod.com

North Eastern Turkey Project
Survey and excavations in the Erzurum province started in 1988. Collaboration between the University of Melbourne and the Erzurum Museum.
http://ancientneareast.tripod.com/Northeastern_Turkey.html

 

Pompeiopolis
Excavation project  of the Department of Classical Archeology Department of the Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität München
http://www.fak12.uni-muenchen.de/ka/Pompeiopolis.htmklass-archaeologie.lmu.de/

Sinope
Sinop Regional Survey.
http://www.museum.upenn.edu/Sinop/SinopIntro.htm
Director: Owen P. Doonan, University of Pennsylvania Museum, Philadelphia,
E-mail: odoonan@sas.upenn.edu

Amphora workshops identified at Sinope
French-Turkish archaeological investigations directed by Prof. Yvon Garlan and Dominique Kassab Tezgör.
http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/recherche.php3?recherche=sinope

The "great flood"
Fredrik Hiebert, the University of Pennsylvania, reporting the first concrete evidence for occupation of the Black Sea coast prior to its flooding.
http://www.cnn.com/2000/NATURE/09/13/great.flood.finds.ap/index.html
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/blacksea/2000/12.html
http://www.ife.org/newthings/articles/noah.asp

The Earth Institute at Colombia University on The "great flood" theory.
http://www.earthinstitute.columbia.edu/news/story9_1.html

Ballard, R.D. et al.,
Deep Water Archaeology of the Black Sea: The 2000 Season at Sinop, Turkey, AJA 105,2001, 607-623.
http://www.ajaonline.org/archive/105.4/pdfs/1054.pdf#ballard
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngnews/blacksea.html
 

Sos Hoyuk (modern village of Yigittasi)
Excavation as part of the University of Melbourne North Eastern Turkey Project, since 1994.
http://ancientneareast.tripod.com/Northeastern_Turkey.html

 

Ukraine


Bezymyannaya
Excavation of a multi-phase site in the chora of Chersonesos conducted by the University of Texas.
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ica/chersonesos/01ch_chora_excav.htm

Chersonesos
The National Preserve "Taurian Chersonesos".
http://www.chersonesos.org/eng/index.htm

The Chora of Chersonesos
Collaboration between the National Preserve of Tauric Chersonesos and the University of Texas since 1992.
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ica/chersonesos/01ch_chora_excav.htm
Directed by: Dr. Joseph Carter:
E-mail: j.carter@mail.utexas.edu

Article in AJA
Joseph Coleman Carter, Melba Crawford, Paul Lehman, Galina Nikolaenko, and Jessica Trelogan, The Chora of Chersonesos in Crimea, Ukraine, AJA 104.4, 2000, 707-741. http://www.ajaonline.org/archive/104.4/carter_joseph_colema.html

Crimea
Gazetteer of Crimean sites including GPS measurements of their location
By Sergei Smekalov,  Baltic State Technical University, St Petersburg, smek@niif.spb.su
http://www.archmap.narod.ru/

Dnieper River Kürgan project
The American-Ukrainian Scythian Kurhan Project. A joint expedition by Florida State University and the Institute of Archaeology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine to excavate selected burial mounds (kurhans) of the Royal Scythians located on the Dnipro River in Eastern Ukraine.
http://www.archaeological.org/webinfo.php?page=10224&lid=15
The link is unavaiable at the moment

Kara Tobe
http://kara-tobe.h1.ru/

 

Myrmekion

http://www.myrmekion.ru

Olbia
http://www.olbio.org
http://www.tlc.kherson.ua/~info/
http://www.iananu.kiev.ua/Institute/uolbia.html

Phanagoreia
Fieldwork in collaboration between Royal Holloway, University of London and Institute of Archaeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow).
http://www.archaeology.ru/phanagoria/index.html

Ryzhanovka
A joint Polish-Ukrainian archaeological expedition conducted on the 'Great Ryzhanovka Kurgan' in Ukraine.
http://www.uj.edu.pl/IRO/NEWSLET/IRC9/Chochorowski.html
 

 

Finds

 

Pottery

Amphorae
Website of the Amphoras Project, with numerous references to Russian amphorae in particular.
http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/amphoras/project.html

Histria
Greek pottery found at Histria (database)
http://archweb.cimec.ro/web-histria/6bibliografie/bibliografie_eng.htm

Histria X
La céramique romaine des Ier - IIIe siècles ap. J.-C by Al. Suceveanu, Bucharest, 1999-2000.
http://archweb.cimec.ro/web-histria/6bibliografie/1monografie/X/fr/histria10fr.htm

Histria XI
Les Bols Hellenistiques a Decor en Relief by Catrinel Domaneantu, Bucharest, 1999-2000.
http://archweb.cimec.ro/web-histria/6bibliografie/1monografie/XI/fr/histria11fr.htm

 

Coins

Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum
Black Sea Coins in Danish Collections
http://lysbilled.hum.au.dk/total/sngcop/

Ancient Coins of the Balkan Peninsula
By Nikola Moushmov
http://www.ancientcoinart.com/moushmov.html

Apollonia Pontika Drachms and the "New York Hoard" of Counterfeits
http://rg.ancients.info/bulgarian_school/

Apollo or Gorgon? (the coins of Apollonia Pontika)
http://www.snible.org/coins/ap.html

Historia Numorum, A Manual of Greek Numismatics
http://www.snible.org/coins/hn/index.html

Hoards from Thrace-and-the-Western_Euxine
http://shot.holycross.edu/projects/igch/byregion?region=Thrace-and-the-Western_Euxine

 

 

 


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