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Βυζαντινό Μουσείο, Λευκωσία, Κύπρος

Description:

The Byzantine Museum contains the richest and most representative collection of Byzantine art in Cyprus. Over 200 icons dating from the 9th to the 19th century, as well as ecclesiastical vessels, robes and books are exhibited in the museum. The 6th century mosaics from the church of Panagia Kanakaria in Lythragkomi are the most impressive of all the exhibits. These mosaics were brought back to Cyprus after having been illegally exported from the occupied part of the island.

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Cyprus Tourism Organisation
Κυπριακός Οργανισμός Τουρισμού

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EL, EN

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Library of Cyprus University of Technology

Digital Heritage Research Lab of Cyprus University of Technology

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Cyprus Tourism Organisation
Κυπριακός Οργανισμός Τουρισμού

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Byzantine_Museum_3_Lefkosia_lrg

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Απαγορεύεται η δημοσίευση ή αναπαραγωγή, ηλεκτρονική ή άλλη χωρίς τη γραπτή συγκατάθεση του δημιουργού.

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Citation

Cyprus Tourism Organisation and Κυπριακός Οργανισμός Τουρισμού, “Byzantine Museum, Nicosia, Cyprus,” Αψίδα, accessed June 17, 2021, https://apsida.cut.ac.cy/items/show/12464.

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