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1. 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

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. 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...

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. 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....

8. 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. ...

9. 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....

10. British Museum: Parthenon marbles 'taken from rubble'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-museum-parthenon-marbles-taken-from-rubble

The dispute over the Parthenon sculptures has deepened after Greece rejected a claim by the British Museum that much of the statuary, removed at the behest of Lord Elgin, was retrieved “in the rubble” around the monument....

11. Bid offers now being accepted for the contruction of the new Cyprus Museum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bid-offers-now-being-accepted-for-the-contruction-of-the-new-cyprus-museum

The greatest culture project implemented by the Government, the new Cyprus Museum, is underway following the announcement on Wednesday for the tender of the construction contract....

12. 47 stolen antiquities from Steinhardt collection returning to Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/47-stolen-antiquities-from-steinhardt-collection-returning-to-greece

Forty-seven illegally trafficked Greek artifacts, among the dozens surrendered by American hedge-fund billionaire Michael Steinhardt under a deal with US authorities, will be returned to Greece in the coming days, the Culture Ministry announced Thursday....

13. USA: Fund manager to turn over $70 million in stolen antiquities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-fund-manager-to-turn-over-$70-million-in-stolen-antiquities

Billionaire hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt has agreed to turn over $70 million worth of stolen antiquities and will be subject to an unprecedented lifetime ban on acquiring antiquities, the Manhattan district attorney announced Monday....

14. Artifacts returned to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/artifacts-returned-to-cyprus

Cyprus recently recovered 38 of its antiquities. The Department of Antiquities of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, has announced that on the 11th November 2021...

15. American couple arrested at Athens airport with antiquities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/american-couple-arrested-at-athens-airport-with-antiquities

Two American nationals were arrested at Athens’ international airport on Monday after fragments of ancient vessels and other objects were discovered in their luggage....

16. Cyprus worried over Salamis piece on eBay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-worried-over-salamis-piece-on-ebay

Turkish Cypriot police have launched an investigation after a piece of marble from the ancient site of Salamis ended up on eBay...

17. Entrance fees to be scrapped at 12 Cyprus museums

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/entrance-fees-to-be-scrapped-at-12-cyprus-museums

Entrance fees will be scrapped at 12 museums across Cyprus in a bid to boost visitors....

18. Church plans for Kornesios House draw heat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/church-plans-for-kornesios-draw-heat

Local controversy is growing over the Archbishop’s decision to turn a famous folk house museum in old Nicosia into a church museum for next year’s bicentennial celebrations of the Greek Revolution...

19. Gift etiquette broken over Cypriot vase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gift-etiquette-broken-over-cypriot-vase

Cyprus will seek an explanation from the British government over how an ancient vase given to the late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher as a state gift has ended up on the auction block...

20. Roman shipwreck discovered off Protaras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roman-shipwreck-discovered-off-protaras

The Department of Antiquities announced on Thursday the discovery of a Roman era shipwreck off the coast of Cyprus. ...

21. Paphos hamam and minaret restored

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-hamam-and-minaret-restored

22. Cyprus - UK ties reaffirmed at Buckingham Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-uk-ties-reaffirmed-at-buckingham-palace

23. Two ‘shipwreck hunters’ arrested in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-‘shipwreck-hunters-arrested-in-larnaca

Cyprus police have arrested two foreign nationals in connection with a suspected illegal search for antiquities underwater...

24. Cops puzzled over mystery skull in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-puzzled-over-mystery-skull-in-paphos

Anthropologists have been called to help solve the puzzle of a human skull, which was found on a Paphos beach over the weekend...

25. United States - Greece strategic dialogue joint statement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/united-states-greece-strategic-dialogue-joint-statement

26. Repatriated 6th-century St. Mark mosaic to help reconstitute apse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/repatriated-6th-century-mosaic-to-help-reconstitute-apse

27. Sixth century mosaic of Saint Mark returns home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixth-century-mosaic-of-saint-mark-returns-home

28. Stolen antiquities case takes bizarre turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stolen-antiquities-case-takes-bizarre-turn

Paphos police arrested another local resident in connection with a case in illicit trade in antiquities, with officials on the case saying it turned out to be an elaborate scheme with fake ancient artefacts...

29. Lost ancient Greek city of Tenea located

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lost-ancient-greek-city-of-tenea-located

30. House President addresses UK Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-addresses-uk-cypriots
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