| 5 November 2006
Ancient tomb found in Cyprus
A royal tomb, the 11th in number, has been uncovered in Cyprus, in the Salamis area, close to the Park Hotel after excavations performed by the Antiquities and Museums Department. According to Hasan Tekel, in charge of the Famagusta District Office of the Antiquities and Museums Department, the tomb which was found belongs to the first Archaic period, that is 800 BCE. Among the funeral gifts found in the tomb were two amphora, one earthenware jar for wine, one oil lamp, two bowls, one piece of earthenware decorated with flower designs and several broken pieces of ceramics.
Source: HR-Net (30 October 2006)
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