Artifacts discovered in 13th century Bulgarian monastery

A team of archaeologists has found a number of structures and artifacts, dating to the 13th century, from an excavation of the St. Peter and St. Paul Monastery at Veliko Tarnovo, the capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire.

Walls from various renovations of the medieval church were discovered as well as coins, jewelry, pottery and a gold buckle. Also found were 10 graves, including one of a man treated for vampirism. All of the remains were reburied.