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Kition and the Phoenician presence in Cyprus

afficheLecture in French with powerpoint in English, by Mrs Sabine Fourrier, director of the French archeological mission of Kition, researcher at la Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerranée (France).

Exhibition of photographies of the mission in the hall of the French Institute of Cyprus.

11/05/2017 - 7:00 pm - French Institute of Cyprus

Colony, trading post, kingdom, Phoenician enclave in Cyprus ... The ancient site of Kition (under the modern city of Larnaca) takes in historiography many different portraits, if not antagonistic. Based in particular on the results of the work carried out by the French archaeological mission since 1976 in the city, this lecture proposes examining the modalities of the Phoenician presence in Kition and, more generally, in the island.