Department of Antiquities

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“Larnaka, Luigi Palma di Cesnola and Cypriot Antiquities”

Exhibition at the Visitors Centre of the archaeological site of Kition titled “Larnaka, Luigi Palma di Cesnola and Cypriot Antiquities”. The exhibition is organized by the Department of Antiquities in collaboration with the Phivos Stavrides Foundation-Larnaka Archives and the University of Turin.

At the exhibition, archival documents and rich photographic material will be on display in regards to the role of the American Consul in Larnaka, the Italian Luigi Palma di Cesnola and the exportation of Cypriot antiquities to Europe and America. A special presentation will be given on rare archival documents, which substantiates the relationship of this specific consul with Italy and especially with Turin.

The event will be held under the auspices of Mr. Alecos Michaelides, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works.

The opening ceremony will be held on 26 April 2017 at 18:30 at the Visitors Centre of the Archaeological Site of Kition.

A reception will follow.

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