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    This volume, authored by a leading authority in Cypriote Archaeology, Professor Em. Vassos Karageorghis, and with contributions by other scholars, aspires to make accessible to experts and to the public in large Cypriote artefacts from the collection of the S.O.F.I.A. Foundation in Nicosia, together with a part of the Photos Photiades collection. The volume features some 230 pieces illustrated in superb color photography, which include an impressive array of vases with representative examples of all stylistic tendencies from Late Bronze Age down to Roman times. Together with plastic vases, terracotta figurines, coins and other artifacts in glass, gold, cooper, stone, and bone, the objects in the catalogue testify to the liveness and originality of Cypriote art as well as to its interaction with other cultures.

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    Weight 1060 g
    Dimensions 21 × 28 cm
    Pages 176
    Images 185

      Vassos Karageorghis, Professor Emeritus of Greek and Roman Archaeology of the University of Cyprus, and fellow of the British Academy was Director of Antiquities of the Republic of Cyprus from 1963 to 1989 and has served as Director of “Anastasios G. Leventis” Foundation from 1989 to 2010. He is notable for the excavation of the necropolis of Salamis, his excavations at Kition and Geometric necropoleis at Palaepaphos. He published numerous monographs and articles, as well as extensive catalogues of Cypriot collections in museums in Cyprus and abroad.


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