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Church of Panagia Kanakaria, Frescoes

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-008
  • Work
  • 800 - 1599

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