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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Phoenician fort uncovered in Cyprus

Digs in Cyprus have uncovered what may be soldiers’ barracks belonging to a sprawling Phoenician fortress that was the island’s largest ancient administrative hub dating back at least 2,500 years, the Cypriot Antiquities Department director said Monday.

The archaeologists found two building complexes that were attached to a tower. Pieces of weapons were found suggesting a barracks.

Earlier finds at this site included a clay vessel (large) and a triple olive press.

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