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Please find below frequent asked questions and answers about the services we offer

1. What is the Department of Antiquities’ address?
2. How can I book an archaeological site or monument for an event (theatre, music, dinner etc)?
3. How can I receive a permit to photograph or record scenes in archaeological sites and museums?
4. How can I receive free admission to archaeological sites and museums?
5. Where is the Photographic Archive of the Department of Antiquities situated?
6. What photographic material does the Department of Antiquities have?
7. How can I order photos from the Department of Antiquities?
8. How much do photographs cost from the Department of Antiquities?
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1. What is the Department of Antiquities’ address?
1 Museum Street, Lefkosia 1516, P.O.Box: 22024, Tel.: 00357-22865888 Please

2. How can I book an archaeological site or monument for an event (theatre, music, dinner etc)?
You will have to first send a letter to the Director of the Department of Antiquities, mentioning all the details for the event that you wish to organize. The Director will then decide whether your request is in accordance with the Antiquities’ Law and give his permission or reject your request accordingly.Please

3. How can I receive a permit to photograph or record scenes in archaeological sites and museums?
You will need to send a letter to the Director of the Department of Antiquities, mentioning all the details concerning your request. The Director will then decide whether your request is in accordance with the Antiquities’ Law and give his permission or reject your request accordingly.Please

4. How can I receive free admission to archaeological sites and museums?
You will need to send a letter to the Director of the Department of Antiquities mentioning the reasons why you need a free admission ticket. The Director will then decide whether your request is in accordance with the Antiquities’ Law and give his permission or reject your request accordingly.Please

5. Where is the Photographic Archive of the Department of Antiquities situated?
The Photographic Archive of the Department of Antiquities is located in the Cyprus Museum in Lefkosia (1 Museum Street, 1516). For further information please contact: 00357-22865870 or 00357-22865882Please

6. What photographic material does the Department of Antiquities have?
The Department’s Photographic Archive has a very rich collection of both black and white and colored photos of ancient objects, monuments and archaeological sites.Please

7. How can I order photos from the Department of Antiquities?
In order for photos to be aquired from the Photographic Archive, you will first need to send a letter to the Director of the Department of Antiquities. Your name, postal address should be noted on the letter as well as the reasons why you wish to acquire the specific photographs (e.g. for publication, for research etc). The photographs are of high (at least 300 dpi) and are stored and delivered on a CD in TIFF or JPEG form.Please

8. How much do photographs cost from the Department of Antiquities?
The scanning of each photograph to a CD costs €8,54 and €5,13 for photographs that have already been scanned. Prior to receiving the CD the customer will have to have previously paid the invoice to the Accounting Department of the Department of Antiquities. The invoice will also include any postage costs if they exist. Payment can be made either by cheque (addressed to the Director of the Department of Antiquities) or the amount can be deposited in the Republic of Cyprus’ Bank account (which will be printed on the invoice).Please

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