Dr. Rumyana Milcheva

Address: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – BAS, 2 Saborna Str., 1000 Sofia
Employment, academic and research positions
Since 1989 Specialist – Archaeologist, Department of Classic Archaeology, National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – BAS
1980-1988 Specialist – Archaeologist, Department of Old Art, Institute of Art Studies – BAS

Education and additional qualification
2011 Two months specialization in Berlin of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI)
2008 PhD thesis „Roman portrait sculpture of the province of Lower Moesia (I- IV C AD)”, National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – BAS
2008, 2005 and 2003 One month specialization in Athene of the Greek Department of Ecole Francaise
1999 Two months specialization in Berlin of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI)
1991 One month specialization in Rome of the CNR
1986 Three months specialization in Germany of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
1980 MA in History with specialization in Archaeology, St. Kliment Ohridski University, Sofia

Organizing experience
Organization of exhibitions in Bulgaria (Sofia: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2004;     Sozopol: 2004) and Greece (Kavala: 2009, 2003; Drama: 2009, 2008; Amphipolis: 2004; Thasos: 2008)
Organization of international symposia (Sozopol: 2004; Sandanski: 2002)

German, Russian, English

Areas of research interest:
Ancient archaeology; roman portrait sculpture from Moesia and Thracia; grave reliefs from the Strymon Valley; Ostothekai

Archaeological excavations and projects:
2009-2010 Hellenistic towers (Gilyphoneri; Phari), Thasos (Greece), Assistant Director
2001-2006 Sandanski, team member
1997 Rescue excavations near Kostinbrod, Assistant Director
1989-1990 Bulgarian-Italian excavations in Ratiaria, team member
1999-2004 Executive of a Bulgarian-German project „Ancient sculpture in Bulgaria” (project coordinators: Ass. Prof. St. Angelova, St. Kliment Ohridski University, Sofia, and Prof. D. Rössler, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin)

Selected bibliography:
R. Milceva mit Beiträgen von D. Kreikenbom. Römische Porträts im Archäologischen Nationalmuseum Sofia. Antike Skulptur in Bulgarien Bd. I. Langenweißbach 2005.

R. Milcheva (2012 ). Roman Portrait Sculpture from the Lower Danube Moesian Limes, in: L. Vagalinski – N. Sharankov – S. Torbatov (eds.).The Lower Danube Roman Limes (1 st - 6 th. C. AD). Sofia, 159-194.
R. Milceva (2011). Ein marmorner Frauenkopf aus Apollonia Pontica”. – Archaeologia Bulgarica XV, 1, 63-68.
R. Milcheva (2011). Portrait statue of Emperor Septimius Severus.  Arheologia (Sofia) LII,  2, 117-122 (in Bulgarian with summary in English).
R. Milceva (2010). Два императорски портрета от Одесос. В: Сборник посветен на акад. Д. П. Димитров (in print).
R. Milceva – Z. Bonias (2009). Zu einigen Grabreliefs mit Porträt aus dem mittleren Strymontal, in: Funerary Sculpture of the Western Illyricum and Neighbouring Regions of the Roman Empire. International Scholarly Conference Split (под печат).
R. Milcheva (2008). Umgearbeitetes Bildnis des Kaisers Vespasian. In: E.Gencheva (eds.).  Studia in Honorem Alexandrae Dimitrova-Milceva. Southeastern Europe in the Antiquity (6 th C BC -  early 7 th C AD). Veliko Tarnovo,  344-348 (in Bulgarian with summary in German).
R. Milcheva (2008). Roman portrait in the Roman Provinces Thrace and Moesia, in: A. Minchev (eds). Gods, Humans, Masks. Catalogue of exhibition. Varna, 30- 34.
R. Milceva (2006). Ein Porträt Hadrians. In: А. Dimitrova- Milceva V. Katsarova (eds.) SPARTACUS II. 2075 years from the Revolt of Spartacus. Thracian Roman Heritage. 2000 years Christianity. Symposium (Sandanski 2002). Veliko Tarnovo. 184-188.
R. Milceva. (2005). Zwei Frauenbildnisse aus der zweiten Hälfte des 3. Jhr. In: Heros Hephaistos. Studia in Honorem L. Ognenova-Marinova. Veliko Tarnovo,  445-451.
R. Milceva (2005). Bildnis des Marc Aurel. In: Stephanos Archaeologicos in  honorem Professoris Ludmili Getov. Studia Archaeologica Universitatis Serdicensis Suppl. IV. Sofia. 500-503.
R. Milceva (2004). Umgearbeitetes römisches Bildnis eines Mannes. – Archaeologia Bulgarica VIII, 1, 25-28.
R. Milceva (2002). Eine Gruppe Porträts aus der zweiten Hälfte des 3. Jahrhundert. In: The Roman and Late Roman City. The International Conference (Veliko Tarnovo  2000). Sofia. 352-355.
R. Milceva (2002). A portrait statue of togatus from Early Imperial Times . In: Studia in honorem Prof. A. Milcev. Studia Archaeologica Suppl. II, 124-127(in Bulgarian).
R. Milcheva (2002). Two Male Portraits from the Roman Period in Moesia Inferior.- Аrheologia (Sofia) XLIII, 3, 43-48 (in Bulgarian with summary in English).
R. Milcheva (2001). In: Selected Sculptures. Guide. Sofia (Nr. 9, 18, 20-26, 28- 29) (in Bulgarian and English).
R. Milcheva (1998). Two female portraits from the 2 ND C. A.D. - Archaeological Novelties 1, 21- 26 (in Bulgarian and English).
R. Milceva (1997). Zwei kleinasiatische Beispiele der Porträtplastik in der Provinz Thrakien. In: J. Bouzek – I. Ondrejova (eds.). Acts of the Third International Conference on the Roman Portraits (Prague 1989). Mainz: von Zabern, 70-72.
R. Miltcheva (1997). Two Monuments of the Portrait Plastic Art from the Middle of the Third Century from the Roman Province Lower Moesia. -Archaeology in Bulgaria  vol. 1, 1, 77-82.
R. Miltcheva (1995). Portraits de femmes de l’ époque d’ Antonin au Musee national d’ archeologie de Sofia (ІІ). - Аrheologia (Sofia)  ХХХVІІ, 2, 18-26 (in Bulgarian with summary in French).
R. Milceva (1994). Testa femminile del Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Sofia. In: G. Susini (eds.). Limes. Studi di Storia 5, 41-45.
R. Milceva (1994). Zwei Männerporträts aus der Zeit der Severen. In: D. Draganov (eds). Settlement Life in Ancient Thrace. ІІІrd International Symposium „Cabille” (Jambol 1993), 396- 400 (in Bulgarian with summary in German).
R. Milcheva (1993). A man’s head from Stara Zagora. - Annuaire du Musee National Archeologique Bulgare IX, 75-77 (in Bulgarian with summary in English).
R. Milceva (1993). Severin ou Galliennin? (Au sujet d’un portrait d’homme du Musee national d’archeologie a Sofia). – Arheologia Sofia XXXV, 3, 51-57 (in Bulgarian with summary in French)
R. Miltcheva (1992). Tete de femme du village Riben. -   Annuaire du Musee National Archeologique Bulgare VIII, 197- 201(in Bulgarian with summary in French).
R. Milceva (1988). Ein Frauenporträt aus Odessos. In: N. Bonacasa – G. Rizza (eds.). Ritratto ufficiale e ritratto private. Atti della II. Conferenca Internazionale sul Ritratto Romano. (Roma 1984), 391-395.
R. Milcheva (1985). Nouvelles observations sur la tete de bronze de Bononia (Vidine). – Numizmatika  XIX, 3, 29-35 (in Bulgarian with summary in French).
R. Miltcheva (1982). Un portrait d’adolescent, de Sinitovo.- Izkustvo XXXII, 9, 26-30 (in Bulgarian with summary in French).

R. Milceva (1990). Troisieme conference internationale sur les problems du portrait romain. – Arheologia Sofia XXXII, 2, 63 (in Bulgarian).
R. Milceva (1985). II conference  internationale du portrait romain organisee a Rome. Arheologia Sofia XXVII 1985, 4, 56-58 (in Bulgarian).

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