Byzantine villa found in Cyprus

Published on August 9th, 2012 | by Admin

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The remains of a Byzantine villa, including a mosaic floor, have been found at the ancient site of Kourion in Cyprus.

Digs at the ancient site of Kourion (Curium) have started revealing an early Byzantine cityscape with mosaic floors and signs of a cistern, the department of antiquities said yesterday following the completion of the first season of an excavation project.

Archaeologists from the University of Cyprus and a Texas theological seminary hope to reveal how early Christians in Kourion lived.

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Story: Cyprus Mail | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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