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15 January 2005
Ancient tomb discovered in Cyprus

A three thousand years old ancient tomb has been discovered in Karpass peninsula. The tomb, which is dated on the Geometric era (1050-750 BCE), was discovered in Agios Adronikos village, during works for changing water pipes in the area. Three human skeletons along with twenty-five pieces of earthenware works of art were found in the tomb. Among the earthenware jugs were four pieces of decorated amphora, two wine jugs, three decorated plates, two bottles of perfume and one conical spinning wheel.

Source: HR-Net, Cyprus PIO (12 January 2005)

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