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1. The conclusion of Aydin Dikmen's artifact saga

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-conclusion-of-aydin-dikmen-s-artifact-saga

The case involving Aydin Dikmen, the Turkish antiquities thief, reached its conclusion on Tuesday, June 6th, as the Munich Court of Appeal ruled on the return of remaining artifacts:...

2. 60 Cyprus relics to be repatriated from Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/60-cyprus-relics-to-be-repatriated-from-germany

The long-running case involving Turkish antiquities smuggler Aydin Dikmen reached its conclusion Tuesday with an agreement signed for the repatriation of 24 ecclesiastical relics and 36 prehistoric and other antiquities to Cyprus by June 20....

3. Archaeologists discover key features of historic Cypriot city

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archaeologists-discover-key-features-of-historic-cypriot-city

Exciting new discoveries about the ancient city of Nea Paphos have come to light thanks to a joint excavation by teams from the Universities of Warsaw and Krakow, working with the Cyprus Department of Antiquities. ...

4. Ancient Greek attire group slips past Acropolis guards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ancient-greek-attire-group-slips-past-acropolis-guards

The Culture Ministry stated that it had no affiliation with and did not authorize the presence of a group of individuals dressed in Ancient Greek attires at the Acropolis, the main archaeological site in the Greek capital, on Saturday. ...

5. Cyprus stirs controversy with Sweden in heritage pact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stirs-controversy-with-sweden-in-heritage-pact

In a historic move, the Technological University of Cyprus (TEPAK) and Sweden's State Museums, represented by Ann Follin from Medelhavsmuseet, have formally inked a Collaboration Agreement....

6. 5,000-year-old wine discovered in Queen's resting place

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5-000-year-old-wine-discovered-in-queen-s-resting-place

Sealed jars of wine from 5,000 years ago have been uncovered amongst the grave goods found in an Egyptian Queen’s tomb....

7. Government to expand workforce in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-expand-workforce-in-2024

In the 2024 budget, authorities anticipate total general government revenue of €13.2 billion and expenditures of €11.8 billion, resulting in a fiscal surplus of €659 million, equal to 2.2% of GDP. ...

8. Ancient mysteries unearthed on Cyprus' northern coastline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ancient-mysteries-unearthed-on-cyprus-northern-coastline

In the vicinity of the occupied village of Davlos, specifically at the location of Vikli (Galounia), an astonishing geological formation has captivated attention. This formation comprises a sequence of alternating layers of clay, marl, sandstone, limestone, and other rocks....

9. Nicosia gears up for Quantum Nicosia Marathon 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-gears-up-for-quantum-nicosia-marathon-2023

On Sunday, December 10, 2023, Nicosia will host the eagerly awaited "Quantum Nicosia Marathon 2023," featuring various race categories, including the Marathon, Half Marathon, 7.7 Miles (12,400m), and 5km races (individual and corporate). ...

10. High-tech water system discovered in Cyprus

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A complex water drainage system was brought to light by the archaeologists at the site of Dromolaxia-Vyzakia, Larnaca district. The discovery offers important insights into the organisation of Late Bronze Age urban centres in Cyprus. ...

11. NYU expedition uncovers remarkable archaeological finds on Geronisos Island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nyu-expedition-uncovers-remarkable-archaeological-finds-on-geronisos-island

The Department of Antiquities announced on Wednesday the impressive findings brought to light by the New York University archaeological dig on Geronisos Island, in the area of Agios Georgios of Pegeia. ...

12. Ηead & Hand: Akamantis by artist Kyriaki Costa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/1-iead-hand-akamantis-by-artist-kyriaki-costa

13. Preserving Cyprus' medieval heritage digitally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/preserving-cyprus-medieval-heritage-digitally

Within the framework of the European program "DigiArc: Digital Arch of Greek-Cypriot Culture: Preservation and Enhancement of the medieval cultural heritage in the Aegean and Cyprus Islands," the Department of Antiquities has acquired, installed, and put into operation four information points (info-kiosks) at the following medieval castles in Cyprus: Limassol Castle, Larnaca Castle, Paphos Castle, and Kolossi Castle....

14. Australian citizens collaborate to repatriate Cypriot treasures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australian-citizens-collaborate-to-repatriate-cypriot-treasures

Thirty-six (36) Cypriot antiquities were successfully repatriated from Australia on May 20, thanks to the generous initiative of Australian citizens who voluntarily returned the antiquities in their possession to Cyprus....

15. US returns over 80 Cypriot antiquities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-returns-over-80-cypriot-antiquities-in-repatriation-ceremony

More than 80 Cypriot antiquities will be repatriated to Cyprus from the US. To this end, a ceremony has taken place in Washington in the presence of the Director of the Department of Antiquities, Dr. Marina Solomidou-Ieronymidou....

16. Flood works reveal ancient tomb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flood-works-reveal-ancient-tomb

Excavations carried out as part of a flood protection project in the center of Limassol, in the area of Tzamouda, brought to light an ancient tomb, without causing any particular problem in the progress of the work....

17. Café at Hala Sultan Tekke done with respect and under strict regulations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cafe-at-hala-sultan-tekke-done-with-respect-and-under-strict-regulations

The operation of a café at Hala Sultan Tekke, a mosque in the Larnaka district, on the south coast, is done with respect to the area and the monument and under strict conditions, the Mayor of Larnaka Andreas Vyras told the Cyprus News Agency....

18. Pyrgos dig reveals industrial plant dating back to 2350 BC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyrgos-dig-reveals-industrial-plant-dating-back-to-2350-bc

From 2350 BC to 1850 BC, the Greek population of Pyrgos in Cyprus had a very important industrial building of about 4000 m2, where not only copper but also olive oil, perfume, medicines, textiles, paints, and wine were processed....

19. Excavations reveal rare feature in prehistoric Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/excavations-reveal-rare-feature-in-prehistoric-cyprus

The 2022 excavations at Chlorakas-Palloures which have been completed have yielded important information on the Chalcolithic period, between 3500 and 2500 BC in Cyprus, the Department of Antiquities of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announced on Wednesday....

20. Stolen 8th century BC jug returned to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stolen-8th-century-bc-jug-returned-to-cyprus

A Cypriot jug from the 8th century BC that was offered for sale on the Dutch art market, and which appeared to have been smuggled out of Cyprus shortly after the Turkish invasion of the island in July 1974, was recently returned to the Republic of Cyprus....

21. The Louvre, the British Museum, and now the New Cyprus Museum (photos - video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-louvre-the-british-museum-and-now-the-new-cyprus-museum-photos-video

Work on the New Cyprus Museum will begin in January 2023, and the project is expected to take 42 months to complete, with completion scheduled for mid-2026. ...

22. When the ink dries, this will be the new archaeological museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/when-the-ink-dries-this-will-be-the-new-archaeological-museum

23. A tunnel discovered in Egypt may lead to Cleopatra's lost tomb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-tunnel-discovered-in-egypt-may-lead-to-cleopatra-s-lost-tomb

A major discovery of underground tunnels has been made in Egypt, and archeologists believe they could be part of the lost tomb of Cleopatra....

24. Double burial site found in Kouklia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kouklia-double-burial-site-excavated

Two tombs from the 12th century BC with rare findings were excavated at the Kouklia-Marcello location, according to a statement from the Cyprus Department of Antiquities....

25. Drug squad finds Ottoman cannons after tip-off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-squad-finds-ottoman-cannons-after-tip-off

Cypriot authorities in Limassol have gained possession of two Ottoman cannons, after officials rushed to the backyard of a residence where they caught the owner red handed digging up the big guns...

26. Broken fortress discovered under 'mega-monument' burial mound in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/broken-fortress-discovered-under-mega-monument-burial-mound-in-cyprus

Archaeologists excavating an enormous ancient burial mound in Cyprus have uncovered an even older structure hidden beneath it: a rampart, or part of a defensive wall, according to a statement from the Department of Antiquities Cyprus....

27. No entry fee for 12 museums to promote Cyprus' cultural heritage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-entry-fee-for-12-museums-to-promote-cyprus-cultural-heritage

The Cyprus Parliament has approved amendments providing free entrance to 12 museums under the jurisdiction of the Antiquities Department. In addition, nine ancient monuments have been approved for use as sites for events and civil wedding ceremonies....

28. Amathus' underwater museum ready to welcome its first visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/amathus-underwater-museum-ready-to-welcome-its-first-visitors

The inauguration will take place on Saturday, July 9th from 0830 to 1230. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in the swimming tour at 09:00 AM using their own mask, snorkel and flippers....

29. Kea opens spectacular shipwreck dive sites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/kea-opens-spectacular-shipwreck-dive-sites

Jacques-Yves Cousteau would probably have been surprised to learn that the wreck of the World War I Britannic (the sister ship of the legendary Titanic) he discovered in 1975 off southwestern Kea would be listed as an underwater historical site almost 50 years later, becoming one of a handful of such marine parks in the world. ...

30. Underwater work on ancient port of Amathous to begin on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/underwater-work-on-ancient-port-of-amathous-to-begin-on-thursday

Underwater work to better illustrate the ancient port of Amathuntas begins on Thursday, 30 June, according to the Antiquities Department. This will be a part of a project to develop a diving tourism network....

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