Thinking through the Body: Reconsidering Cremations in Archaic Cyprus

Mina, Maria

The archaeology of the body, which developed relatively recently, has proved to be a particularly productive avenue of research, leading archaeologists to explore areas previously considered unchartered territory, such as corporeal and sensory experiences, to mention but a few of the diverse areas of interest. 

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Section: Archaeology
Published: February 11, 2018

Royal Ideology in Archaic and Classical Cyprus

Christodoulou, Panos

During the Archaic and Classical periods (8th –4th centuries BC), Cyprus is characterised by political division. For more than eight centuries the cities of the island have been governed by monarchs who were the most predominant members of the local royal families... 

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Section: Kingdoms- Kings
Published: December 22, 2016

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

Fortifications and defense in Cyprus from the Archaic to the Hellenistic period

Balandier, Claire

Inventory and study of defensive works in a given space enables us to understand the way ancient societies regarded their territories: through the study of their defensive framework, we learn ... 

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Section: Archaeology
Published: July 7, 2015

The coinages of the kings of Cyprus from the Archaic to the Early Hellenistic period

Markou, Evangeline

Important information related to the history of Cyprus of the 6th and 5th centuries BC has been preserved by ancient authors and other primary sources including archaeological finds, inscriptions and coins...

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Section: Numismatics
Published: June 8, 2015