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The Department of Antiquities of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announced that museums, archaeological sites and ancient monuments will continue to remain closed to the public until May 31.

The Department of Antiquities of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, in view of recent articles published in the media, concerning shipwrecks in the sea zone between Cyprus and Lebanon, announced the below.

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announced that Museums, Archaeological Sites and Ancient Monuments will continue to remain closed to the public until the April 30, as part of the protective measures taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 and in accordance with the relevant decisions approved by the council of ministers.

The Department of Antiquities apologises to the public for any inconvenience caused.

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, announced that on April 02, on the occasion of International Autism Awareness Day, it will once more participate in the Light it Up Blue worldwide campaign.

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, announced that the Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project (PKAP) completed its 15th season οn June 14 under the direction of Brandon R. Olson, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Tom Landvatter, Reed College, and R. Scott Moore, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, wishes to express its deep grief and disappointment over the latest collapse of a section of the Venetian walls of Nicosia, a monument listed in the First Schedule of the Antiquities Law since 1935.

The Department of Antiquities announced the discovery of an ancient shipwreck in the sea off Protaras, Cyprus.

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announced that on May 14, a reliquary case stolen from the Agios Mamas Church located in occupied Morfou was returned to its rightful owner, in Dusseldorf, Germany.

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, Cyprus, announced the completion of the 2018 excavations of the Department of Classical Archaeology of the Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland, within the framework of the Pafos Agora Project (pap).

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announced the successful prevention of illicit activities.