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Stolen Religious Artefacts Repatriated

Posted on: November 29, 2013 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

The Cypriot antiquities department has announced the return of approximately 170 religious artefacts stolen from churches in the north of the island following the Turkish invasion – said to be the largest number of cultural objects ever repatriated. The antiquities, which  consist of icons, mosaics and fragments of wall paintings, were found in the possession of Turkish […]