Medieval Fortified Tower Base Discovered in Bulgaria

www.archaeology.org | 8/28/2019 | Staff
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BURGAS, BULGARIA—The Sofia Globe reports that the base of a large hexagonal tower measuring about 50 feet long and 40 feet wide with six-foot-thick walls has been uncovered at the site of Rusokastro Fortress in southeastern Bulgaria. Milen Nikolov and Vassil Mutafov of the Burgas Regional Historical Museum suggest that the tower, which was not connected to the fortress walls, dates to the thirteenth century A.D. It may have had several stories and stood about...
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