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7th-century basilica excavated in Cyprus

December 5th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists have been excavating a Christian basilica in Cyprus that dates back to the 7th-century A.D. The huge site, estimated


Byzantine villa found in Cyprus

August 9th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

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


Sewage work reveals Phoenician tombs

May 7th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

Sewage workers in Cyprus have unearthed two ancient Phoenician tombs which date back to the 4th and 6th centuries, B.C.



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