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Looted rare 6th Century mosaic of St. Andrew returns home in Cyprus

Panos - Apr 25, 2018

A rare 6th century mosaic depicting St. Andrew taken from a looted church in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus in the 1970s has been returned, Archbishop Chrysostomos II said…

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Israeli archaeologists uncover rare 1.500-year-old Greek mosaic

Panos - Aug 24, 2017

Computer science reimagines Hagia Sophia’s acoustics, offers journey back in… A 1.500-year-old mosaic floor with a Greek inscription has been uncovered during works to install communications cables…

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Exquisite mosaic of Hercules Labours uncovered in Cyprus

Panos - Jul 13, 2016

Restoration excavations have uncovered a mosaic depicting the 12 labours of mythical Hercules, in Larnaca, Cyprus. Pieces of the mosaic were first unveiled during works on the…