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03-08-2021 11:06

Completion of the underwater works and digital mapping of the ancient port of Amathous

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announces that the underwater works and digital mapping of the ancient port of Amathous was completed under the framework of the European cross-border programme with the acronym “ANDIKAT”. The programme aims to highlight and promote the underwater archaeological and natural heritage through the creation of diving routes in marine protected areas in Greece and Cyprus.

The next stage of promoting this unique underwater ancient monument includes the installation of signs both on land and in the sea, which will inform and guide the visitor of the ancient port of Amathous, as well as the development of a mobile phone application and the publication of an information brochure.

The Department of Antiquities will release a new announcement regarding the progress of the above works.

(EK/SCH)