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Dr. Yordan Gatev Chief Assistant

Address: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – BAS, 2 Saborna Str., 1000 Sofia
Phone: +359 2 9882406
Employment, academic and research positions
Since 1994 Responsible for the Mediaeval Finds, National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – BAS
1986-1988 Keeper and information officer, National Museum of History

Education
2004 PhD; PhD thesis: Funerary Ritual along the Western Black Sea Coast in the Late Roman/Early Byzantine Period (4th to 6th century)
2003-2004 Specialization at Archaeology and History of Arts Department; host: Prof. Kalopisi-Verti, Athens University, Greece
1993 MA in History and Archaeology, St. Kliment Ohridski University, Sofia
1983 32nd High School, Sofia

Organizational experience
Field director and deputy director of archaeological expeditions; curator of expositions in Bulgaria and abroad

Languages
English, Russian
Romanian, Serbian – working level

Computer skills
Windows Programs

Research
Areas of research interest:
Late Roman, Early Byzantine and Mediaeval archaeology Archaeological excavations and projects:
Deputy director of the team excavating Bysone near Kavarna (Bulgaria)
2000 rescue excavations at a Late Roman/Early Byzantine necropolis near Rusalka resort
2000 Project director of the team making rescue excavations at a Roman settlement near the village of Pchelarovo, General Toshevo region (Bulgaria);
2001 Deputy director of the team excavating a Roman settlement near the village of Chernogorovo, Plovdiv region (Bulgaria);
2003 Project director of the team making rescue excavations at a Late Roman settlement near the village of Malka Parvitsa, Kirkovo region (Bulgaria).

Publications:
Й. Гатев. Ново дарение в Националния археологически музей, Годишник на Националния археологически музей, 1997, 10, 364-370.

Й. Гатев. Спасителни разкопки на късноантичен некропол край курорта “Русалка”, Каварненско, Археологически вести, 1998, 1, 27-31.

В. Динчев, Й. Гатев. Разкопките при Археологическия музей в София, Археология, 1999, 3-4, 49-61.

Й. Гатев. Археологически разкопки на късноантичен некропол на нос Чиракман край Каварна (Античното Бизоне) през 2002 г. Проучвания на късноантичен некропол от ІV –VІ в. Минало, 2004, 2, 9-13;

Й. Гатев. Спасителни разкопки на късноримски некропол под станцията на “Дунавски драгажен флот” в Каварна. Известия на Археологическия институт с музей (под печат).



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Publications
Numismatics, Sphragistics & Epigraphy
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