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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

Apse (during repair)

  • MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-002-019
  • Image
  • 1952 - 1970

Megaw, A. H. S. (Arthur Hubert Stanley)

Virgin Mary and Christ child in mandorla, apse conch

  • MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-005-014
  • Image
  • 1970

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 and Child with Archangels, apse conch

  • MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-005-030
  • Image
  • 1952 - 1970

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...

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

  • MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-006-002
  • 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. James in medallion, apse conch, south border

  • MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-006-008
  • Image
  • 1971

The mosaic with the medallion of Saint James 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 ho...

Hawkins, Ernest

Bust of St. Luke in medallion, apse conch, south border

  • MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-006-011
  • Image
  • 1971

The mosaic with the medallion of Saint Luke 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 1984 and is now hou...

Hawkins, Ernest

Apse conch, south border with Saints James and Bartholomew in medallions

  • MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-006-024
  • Image
  • 1971

The mosaics with the medallions of Saint James and Saint Bartholomew were 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. They were returned to ...

Hawkins, Ernest

St. James, apse conch, interior arch, second medallion from south

  • MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-006-033
  • Image
  • 1952 - 1970

The mosaic with the medallion of Saint James 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 ho...

Church of Panagia Kanakaria, Sculpture

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-007
  • Work
  • 400 - 1599

Column bases date to the original construction of the church and possibly earlier. The cross atop the dome is dated through inscription to 1859. The cross was among many works looted from the church following the Turkish occupation of Cyprus in 19...

Dome, relief cross

  • MS.BZ.004-03-01-20-007-001
  • Image
  • 1971

The cross is dated through inscription to 1859. The cross was among works looted from the church following the Turkish occupation of Cyprus in 1976. It is now returned to Cyprus and housed in the Byzantine Museum of the Archbishop Makarios III Fo...

Hawkins, Ernest

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 ...

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