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Local Museum of Ancient Idalion

The local museum of Idalion was founded in 2007 with the aim to promote the rich finds of the region of Idalion and later to function as a visitors´ centre for the archaeological site in which it is located.

The archaeological site of Idalion is one of the most important sites in Cyprus, with rich finds now adorning the most famous museums of the world. The ancient city was founded, according to tradition, by the Achaean hero of the Trojan war, Chalcanor, descendant of Teucer, the founder of Salamis.

Source: Department of Antiquities - Cyprus

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