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Church of Panagia Kanakaria, Mosaics, Apse Conch

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-005
  • Work
  • 525 - 550

The church was looted sometime following the Turkish occupation of Cyprus between 1976 and 1979. A number of mosaics were removed from the walls and entered the illegal art market. Some of the mosaics have been recovered and returned to Cyprus at ...

Virgin Mary and Christ child (mutilated), Apse conch

  • MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-005-022
  • Image
  • 1971

The mosaic of the Virgin and Child was removed from the wall following the Turkish occupation of Cyprus in 1976, when mosaics from the church were looted and sold in the illegal art market. Parts of the mosaics showing the Christ Child and the arc...

Hawkins, Ernest

Virgin Mary and Christ child (mutilated), Apse conch

  • MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-005-023
  • Image
  • 1971

The mosaic of the Virgin and Child was removed from the wall following the Turkish occupation of Cyprus in 1976, when mosaics from the church were looted and sold in the illegal art market. Parts of the mosaics showing the Christ Child and the arc...

Hawkins, Ernest

Bust of St. Thomas, apse conch, north border

  • MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-006-001
  • Image
  • 1971

The mosaic with the medallion of Saint Thomas was removed from the wall following the Turkish occupation of Cyprus in 1976, when mosaics from the church were looted and sold on the illegal art market. It was returned to Cyprus in 2013 and is now h...

Hawkins, Ernest

Bust of St. Matthew in medallion, apse conch, north border

  • MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-006-014
  • Image
  • 1971

The mosaic with the medallion of Saint Matthew was removed from the wall following the Turkish occupation of Cyprus in 1976, when mosaics from the church were looted and sold on the illegal art market. It was returned to Cyprus in 1991 and is now ...

Hawkins, Ernest

Saints Matthew and Jude in medallions, apse conch, north border

  • MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-006-022
  • Image
  • 1966

The mosaic with the medallion of Saint Matthew was removed from the wall following the Turkish occupation of Cyprus in 1976, when mosaics from the church were looted and sold on the illegal art market. It was returned to Cyprus in 1991 and is now ...

Hawkins, Ernest

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