Cyprus Museum and archaeological sites of Cyprus

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Ekdotike Athenon , Athens
Kypriakon Mouseion (Cyprus), Excavations (Archaeology) -- Cyprus, Cyprus -- Antiqu
StatementVassos Karageorghis ; [translation, Kay Cicellis]
SeriesThe Greek museums
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15301662M
ISBN 109602131462

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Get this from a library. Cyprus Museum and archaeological sites of Cyprus. [Vassos Karageorghis]. The museum was founded in and houses archaeological treasures of Cyprus with 14 galleries of original art pieces from the Neolithic 9th millennium BC to the Byzantine periods.

Highlights include a statue of 'Aphrodite of Soli' which has become the symbol of Cyprus, a collection of gold jewellery, pottery, three limestone lions, two sphinxes from Tamassos necropolis and the remains of the royal tombs of Salamis.

Chirokitia is an archaeological site on the island of Cyprus dating from the Neolithic age. It has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since The site is known as one of the most important and best preserved prehistoric sites of the eastern Mediterranean.

There are plenty of museums in nicosia, but if you have to choose one, make it the cyprus museum. It is packed with interesting objects and artefacts taken from the various sites in Cyprus.

If you already visited one or more of these archeological sites, this is a plus/5(). Paphos archaeological museum is a museum which is located in Paphos, on Griva Digenis Street at the town's rs will find a variety of archaeological items which were excavated from the most famous archaeological sites of the Paphos area.

The museum was first founded in and during a new exhibition gallery was added. Main Archaeological Sites to Visit. Below is a map showing some of the major archaeological sites on Cyprus that are open to visitors. The sites represent all periods and some have visitor centres associated with them that offer guidebooks and many of the sites are increasingly well signposted.

The museum building itself is also historic, and work on it commenced in and was completed inwhen Cyprus was still a British colony. Several extensions were later added for the museum to become the building it is today.

The museum is linked with the Aphrodite Cultural Route. The Cyprus Museum - Audio Guide. important archaeological sites of the island, visited by thousands of local and foreign tourists every year. The Department of Antiquities has recently proceeded to the creation of an archaeological park in order to protect, and at the same time, unify the most significant monuments of Kourion.

Situated in Lefkosia (Nicosia), this is the main archaeological Museum of Cyprus and traces the long history of civilization on the island from prehistoric times to the early Christian period.

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Extensive excavations throughout the island have enriched the collections of the museum considerably and brought Cypriot archaeology to the fore front of international archaeological research. Cyprus Archaeology Home Museums Periods Sites Projects Maritime Artefacts Books & Guides The island of Cyprus at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea has a rich and varied archaeological heritage reflecting its unique position as a crossroads for some of the great civilisations of the world.

News. Local. Ousted MEP Papadakis’ assistant describes herself as “collateral damage” Two teenagers arrested over knife-point theft of delivery man’s motorcycle. The nearby Larnaka District Archaeological Museum houses many artifacts found at the Kition archaeological site.

Its exhibits also show that there was international relations between Cyprus and other area in the world via Kition’s port. So there you have 8 of the most amazing ancient sites in Cyprus.

These are by no means all there is to see. Theoni Xanthi of XZA Architects has been selected as the winner in the competition to design the new archaeological museum in ed of three layers corresponding to.

for the cyprus museum documentary press here The first archaeological Museum of Lefkosia was housed in a building on Victoria St. in old Lefkosia, in the occupied part of the town.

It was founded in as a privately run institution to protect the finds that started to come to light during the first legal excavations undertaken during the. Coronavirus: ICR Cyprus donates €, to government effort Call for construction sites to be included in coronavirus-mandated lockdown ECB launches.

The island of Cyprus is located in the most eastern part of the Mediterranean, connecting three continets; Europe, Asia and to its unique geographical location which renders it as a crossroad of the eastern Mediterranean basin, Cyprus has a rich and varied island was an attraction point since ancient time, and was first inhabited around the 11th millennium BC.

Top 10 Archaeological Attractions in Cyprus Lemesos-Limassol, Cyprus Limassol Medieval Castle is situated in the centre of the town near the old port. The castle was built in the 13th century on the site of an earlier Byzantine castle and has been converted today into a museum.

City of Gold: The Archaeology of Polis Chrysochous, Cyprus [Princeton University Art Museum, William Childs, J.

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Michael Padgett, Joanna S. Smith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The modern Cypriot town of Polis Chrysochous— City of Gold —lies above the city of Arsinoe and the earlier city-kingdom of Marion.

In excavators began exploring the extensive 5/5(2). The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announces that Museums, Archaeological Sites and Ancient Monuments will remain closed until the 30 th of Aprilas precautionary measures taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus COVID The Department of Antiquities apologises to the public for any inconvenience caused.

You cannot leave Cyprus without visiting the island’s largest and best archaeological museum. The Cyprus Museum, located on Museum Street in central Nicosia, houses the most extensive collection of Cypriot antiquities in the world from the Neolithic Era ( BCE) to the end of Roman rule ( CE).

The museum consists of 14 display halls Author: Carole Raddato. The “Amathunta” or “Amathus” archaeological site is located 11km east of the Limassol city centre and is considered one of the most important ancient and historical sites of cyprus.

It is considered a UNESCO World Heritage site and it dates back to BC. Archaeological sites in Cyprus: Agios Georgios, Pegeia. Antiphonitis. Amathus. Choirokoitia (Khirokitia). Enkomi. Idalium. Kalavasos-Tenta.

Kition. Klimonas. Kourion. Kykkos Monastery. Maa-Palaiokastro (Palaeokastro). Nea Pafos (Kato Pafos).

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Notre Dame de Tyre. Palaipafos (Kouklia). the university of sydney archaeological excavations of the paphos theatre site, cyprus The University of Sydney has been excavating the World Heritage listed site of the ancient Hellenistic-Roman theatre of Nea Paphos, under the auspices of the Department of Antiquities of the Republic of Cyprus since The Cyprus Archaeological Museum (also known as the Cyprus Museum) — is the oldest and largest archeological museum in the country.

It houses an expansive and unique collection of antiquities: various artifacts found over centuries of archaeological research. Güzelyurt Museum of Archeology & Natural History: The Güzelyurt Archeological and Natural History Museum is housed in the old palace of the bishop of Güzelyurt (Morphou).

The ground floor of the museum is devoted to natural history and holds cabinets of geological samples, stuffed fish, mammals, and birds native to Cyprus. We recommend booking Limassol Archaeological Museum tours ahead of time to secure your spot.

If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 1 Limassol Archaeological Museum tours on Tripadvisor4/5(61). Allow Cyprus Archaeology become the starting place in locating the must see sites in Cyprus.

1 – Cyprus Museum. This museum is located in Nicosia and is a must see. It holds some of the most beautiful and fascinating collection of Cypriot artefacts and archaeological finds from the Neolithic Age through to the Early Byzantine period. Ancient Mediterranean Trade in Modern Archaeology inspired me to write a Teacher/Student Guide for an exhibition at the Semitic Museum at Harvard University which we visited as part of the Institute program.

The exhibition “Ancient Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection at the Semitic Museum” was on display beginning in April and scheduled to.The Archetypical Archaeological Shed, everpresent in archaeological sites and excavations has been a point of reference for the design of the New Archaeological Museum of Cyprus.

In our case, it is not the site of actual findings per se that we want to shelter, but the vast collection of the Cypriot Archaeological Treasures. An insider's guide to the best things to do and attractions in Cyprus, including visiting museums and archaeological sites, scuba diving in Larnaca and taking a wine tour.