Announcement by the Department of Antiquities on the repatriation of over 80 antiquities to Cyprus

Press and Information Office, Ministry of Interior, Republic of Cyprus,
02 May 2023, Cyprus

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, announces that on the 26th of April 2023, the repatriation of over 80 Cypriot antiquities from the United States of America was successfully completed. The antiquities date to various periods of Cypriot history, from around 2000 BC up to the 18th century AD. These include, amongst others, ancient clay and glass vessels, limestone sculptures, coins and an ecclesiastical wall painting fragment.