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Thursday, November 29, 2012
Digs reveal evolution of Paphos theatre
Fragments of marble sculptures from a monument consecrated to the nymphs of ancient Greek and Roman mythology have been uncovered during on-going excavations at Paphos' ancient theatre, the archaeological team in charge of the dig have announced.
The 15th season of excavations into one of Cyprus’ largest ancient theatres unearthed a number of significant finds, including fragments of carved marble adornments from the stage and from a monument to the nymphs or nymphaeum.
Paphos was the capital of Cyprus in Greek and Roman times and its ancient archaeological remains are on the World Heritage List.
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Posted by David Beard MA, FSA, FSA Scot at 4:20 PM
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