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Four fragments of looted frescoes repatriated to Cyprus

January 30, 2019 - General

Four fragments of religious frescoes removed from churches in the north following the 1974 Turkish invasion on Monday were handed over to the Republic in the Netherlands after they were recovered by international NGO Walk of Truth.

Credit: Department of Antiquities, Republic of CyprusTwo of the frescoes have been identified as belonging to the church of Panayia Absinthiotissa, a monastery at Syhari, near Kyrenia.

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Source: archeo

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