Cyprus-Pyla Excavation Project

The new research project at Pyla (since 2014) is a joint venture between the Universities of Ghent and Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) and the Mediterranean Archaeological Society (Greece), respectively directed by
Prof. Joachim Bretschneider, Prof. Jan Driessen and Dr. Athanasia Kanta

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The Cyprus-Pyla Excavation Project is funded by:

  • FWO/ G010218N “A Time Capsule of the Crisis Period”

  • Special Research Fund Ghent University

  • the Rust Family Foundation for the C-PEPL of the Uclouvain

  • the ARC : "A World in Crisis?" Archaeological and Epigraphical Perspectives on the Late Bronze Age (13th c. B.C.) Mediterranean Systems'Collapse: a case study approach.

  • the Honor frost foundation,

  • the Institute for Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP)

  • Private sponsors. All Gifts are tax deductible. Donations, mentioning CYPRUS-PYLA EXCAVATIONS, can be sent to IBAN BE29 2710 3664 0164 - BIC : GEBABEBB , or to IBAN: BE22 3101 4238 2447 - BIC: BBRUBEBB

The project benefits from the aid of the Department of Antiquities and especially Dr. Marina Solomidou-Ieronymidou and Eftychia Zachariou. We also thank Dr. Anna Satraki for her generous help at the Larnaca Museum.

The project is carried out in collaboration with: