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Cyprus Museum - Nicosia (Lefkosia)

The first archaeological Museum of Nicosia (Lefkosia) was housed in a building on Victoria St. in old Nicosia (Lefkosia), in the occupied part of the town. It was founded in 1888 as a privately run institution to protect the finds that started to come to light during the first legal excavations undertaken during the British rule of the island.


Source: Department of Antiquities - Cyprus

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