Archaeological monuments of the culture


Municipality Smolyan

1.
Site, settlement: Early Byzantine basilica in the countryside Mogilitsa
Historical information: The basilica is with the nave and two aisles. It is built by stones from the town of Lom and mud. It was found out two building stages and formed yard-spaces around the basilica. A chapel was built inside during XX c. St Petka.
Chronology: V-VI c.
Status: Monument with national significance
Condition: The walls are preserved to a height of 1 m.

2.
Site, settlement Fortress in the countryside Kaleto
Historical information: It is located at a distance of 6km North of Smolyan, close to a panoramic road to the complex Pamporovo with area around 4 decares(4000 sq.m.). It was found a part of south fortress wall, which is built by stones from the town of Lom, thick 1.6m.
Chronology: VI c.
Status: Monument with local significance.
Condition: The walls are preserved to a height of 1 m.

3.
Site, settlement: Village of Gela, Early Byzantine basilica in the countryside Manastira( Monastery)
Historical information: It is located at a distance of 1 km North-west of the village. It is with the nave and two aisles, three-section parvis. There was a south built yard, and north of it is found a necropolis with an area of 20 decares (20 000 sq.m.).The sizes of the basilica are 29.50m length and 14m width.
Chronology: V-VI c
Status: Monument with national significance
Condition: The foundations are preserved.

Municipality Devin


4.
Site, settlement: Fortress Kaleto
Historical information: It is located at a distance of 4 km westward of the town. It is built during the Early Byzantine Period, but it is existed during the entire period of Middle Ages. In the most south part of the fortress is located the earliest chapel, excavated so far in the Region Smolyan.
Chronology: V- XIV c.
Status: Monument with local significance
Condition: Part of the wall can be seen.

5.
Site, settlement: Village of Trigrad, The cave Haramiyska Dupka
Historical information: The cave is located at a distance of 1 km north-east of the village, in the rock massif of Trgradsko Gorge. Its entrance is 25m over the foundation of the rock wreath. 3 living periods are differentiated I transition period between Stone-copper Age, I and II Early Bronze Age.
Chronology: Bronze Age
Status: Monument with local significance

Municipality Dospat

6.
Site, settlement: Archeological complex Dolna Bartina
Historical information: The complex consists of:
1. Early Byzantine basilica with the nave and two aisles with sizes: 21 m length and 10.20m width;
2. Thracian religious pits;
3. Altars;
4. Funerals from III-IV c. ;
5. Roman Vault from III c.
6. Early Christian Vault from IV c.
7. Christian Necropolis with funerals from IV XVII c. included;
Chronology: III-XVII c.
Status: Monument with national significance
Condition: Preserved are foundations of the buildings