29 November 2012 Start
31 December 2012 End
10:00-16:30 (weekdays) Monday to Friday 10:00-16:30 Sundays 12:00-16:00 Closed public holidays Time
Australia Nicholson Museum at the University of Sydney

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Aphrodites Island: Australian Archaeologists in Cyprus


Exhibition of Cyprus Antiquities that belong to the collection of the Nicholson Museum (University of Sydney), which is considered among the most important collections of Cypriot antiquities in Australia.

The history of Cyprus is one of the oldest recorded in the world and its civilization goes back 11,000 years, to the 9 Millennium B.C. during the early Neolithic Period or Stone Age. This exhibition showcases the importance of Cypriot archaeology and its unique contribution to the European and world historical and cultural heritage. Furthermore, it celebrates the important Cypriot archaeological collections of the Nicholson Museum and the extraordinary work of Australian researchers who have investigated the island’s history.

The opening of the exhibition and the launching of the accompanying catalogue will take place on Thursday, 29 November, 18:00-20:00 at the Nicholson Museum.

Organiser: High Commission of the Republic of Cyprus in Canberra