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Summary

Neolithic settlement in Cyprus.

Class:

  • Rural settlement
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Kalavassos Tenta, Stone vessel

The neolithic settlement in Cyprus.

Maroni Vournes

Late Bronze settlement

Maroni-Tsaroukkas

Ancient port

Asgata, Copper Mine - Kalavassos mines

Ancient copper mine .

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The  pre-ceramic, Neolithic "Tenta" settlement  (7000 -- 6000 BC) is located on a small, natural hill. The buildings are circular structure built of stone or  with rough-hewn stones in the lower part of the walls  with mud-bricks above. The floor consist of plain beaten ground. There were found remains of paintings - a feddish colour.

Sources:

  1. http://www.mcw.gov.cy/mcw/da/da.nsf/All/F9048934D768E989C225719B003413CE?OpenDocument
  2. http://www.kalavasos.org/en/archaeological-len/ancienties-len
  3. A. Bernard Knapp, The Archaeology of Cyprus: From Earliest Prehistory Through the Bronze Age, Cambridge University Press 2013, pp.103 nn