Looted Cyprus Mosaics Discovered

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Looted Cyprus Mosaics Discovered
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Panagia Kanakaria Church, looted after the 1974 Turkish invasion.

Priceless mosaics looted from a church in Cyprus and missing for decades have been found, according to a foundation which campaigns against art theft.

A mosaic of St Mark and fragment of another depicting Christ were originally part of artwork in the sixth-century Church of Panagia Kanakaria, now in Turkish-controlled northern Cyprus.

The latest news follows last week’s repatriation to Cyprus of another mosaic fragment depicting the Apostle Andreas, for which a nominal price was paid,...


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Looted Cyprus Mosaics Discovered


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