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Cyprus. Tmema Archaioteton

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Cyprus. Tmema Archaioteton

Parallel form(s) of name

  • Cyprus Tmēma Archaiotētōn

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Kypros Tmēma Archaiotētōn
  • Cyprus Department of Antiquities
  • Cyprus Dept. of Antiquities
  • Cyprus, Antiquities, Department of
  • Cyprus. Tmēma Archaiotētōn

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

Active twentieth century to present


"The Cyprus Department of Antiquities is tasked with the operation, maintenance, protection and preservation of the rich archaeological heritage of the island. Its activities comprise such areas as excavation and conservation of artifacts, the preservation of ancient monuments, the protection of ethnological and ecclesiastical art, the restoration of buildings of traditional architecture etc. The final goal of all these activities is the presentation of the island's unique cultural property to its people and visitors for the benefit of pleasure, knowledge and artistic inspiration." -Website of the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in Washington, D.C.


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Control area

Description identifier

US LCNAF n 50074766

Institution identifier


Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families



Level of detail


Dates of creation, revision and deletion

This record was revised by Beth Bayley on November 26, 2013


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