Paralimni mayor says finds indicate possibility of Aphrodite’s sanctuary

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Excavations near a chapel in Protaras have brought to light archaeological finds that may indicate ruins of a sanctuary of Aphrodite, according to Paralimni Mayor Theodoros Pyrillis.

These are being reviewed by the department of antiquities and if confirmed would indicate that Paralimni’s history dates to pre-Christian times, he said.

In a post on Facebook, Pyrillis said that the excavations in the Panayiotissa chapel area revealed important archaeological finds which are being examined by the antiquities department.

These may testify to the existence of a sanctuary to Aphrodite Akraia in the...


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Paralimni mayor says finds indicate possibility of Aphrodite’s sanctuary


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