Pottery of Geometric, Archaic and Classical periods in Cyprus

Georgiadou, Anna, P.

The pottery of Iron Age Cyprus, i.e. of the Cypro-Geometric (CG), Cypro-Archaic (CA) and Cypro-Classical (CC) periods, represents an abundant archaeological record of the extant material culture.

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Section: Archaeology
Published: February 2, 2016

Cypriotes and Phoenicians

Ioannou, Christina

The geographical proximity of Cyprus to the Near East was the primary reason for relations between the two regions. Situated between the Aegean Sea and the Near East, Cyprus ...

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Section: Cyprus and the Others
Published: August 25, 2015

The Coinage of the Ptolemies in Cyprus

Olivier, Julien

The Ptolemaic kings of Egypt struck many series of coins, mainly in Alexandria but also in various mints scattered inforeign possessions, such as Coele Syria and Cyprus.

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Section: Numismatics
Published: July 30, 2015

Portraits of the Classical Period in Cyprus

Koiner, Gabriele

Human images were prominent features in the Cypriote society. Portraits, depictions of real human beings, of both sexes and of different ages ... 

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Section: Archaeology
Published: June 7, 2015

Cypriote coinage under Roman rule (30 BC – 3rd century AD)

Amandry, Michel

In 30 BC, after the death of Cleopatra and Marc Antony, Cyprus fell under the direct control of Octavian. But in 22 BC, Augustus ceded the island to the Senate to be governed by proconsuls of praetorian status ... 

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Section: Numismatics
Published: June 7, 2015

The Cyprus Numismatic Project (CNP) 2003-2008

Rutter, Keith

The origin of the Cyprus Numismatic Project can be traced back to an informal conversation in Edinburgh in 2003 between Professors Vassos Karageorghis and Keith Rutter. They discussed the island of Cyprus in antiquity, in particular the city-kingdoms ...

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Section: Research Projects
Published: June 7, 2015

Collections of Cypriote Antiquities in Foreign Museums

Karageorghis, Vassos

The lack of governmental protection and care along with the lack of education among a poverty-stricken public, especially during the second half of the 19th century, caused serious damage to the cultural heritage of Cyprus ...

 

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Section: Collections of Cypriote Antiquities
Published: June 7, 2015

The Ayia Irini Project at Medelhavsmuseet, Stockholm

Bourogiannis, Giorgos

Major archaeological discoveries are the result of both good fortune and painstaking work. The archaeology of Cyprus is one of the most distinct cases of such a combination. The monumental work accomplished between 1927 and 1931 ...

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Section: Research Projects
Published: June 7, 2015