Excavations in Cyprus show Contact with Neighbours in Neolithic Times

Archaeologists in Cyprus discovered a number of objects near the towns of Paphos, that reveal contact between Cyprus and inhabitants of other coasts in Neolithic times.

During excavations a number of shallow pits were found, many containing broken objects placed in a ritualistic manner, including stone vessels, human remains and a fragment of an anthropomorphic clay figurine.

The discovery of a rare stone-shaped engraved object confirms that the site was in use during the Aceramic Neolithic period.

These engraved stone objects have also been found in the neighbouring...


Excavations in Cyprus show Contact with Neighbours in Neolithic Times


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