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Summary

Skoriotissa Copper Mine in Cyprus

Class:

  • Workshop or industry
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Soloi [Cyprus]

OmnesViae import TPPlace2422

Soli - Soloi - Σόλοι

Early Christian basilica dated to the 4th. century

Saints Joachim and Anna Church in Kaliana

Remainsof the 12th century construction in later rebuildings.

Asinou - Panagia Phorbiotissa

Virgin Mary Phorbiotissa or Our Lady of Asinou - built around 1100. Rebuilded and redecorated

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Skouriotissa is thougt to be the oldest operating Cpper mine in the world.

Sources:

  1. http://antiquity.ac.uk/projgall/ben-yosef330/
  2. William O'Brien, Prehistoric Copper Mining in Europe: 5500-500 BC, Oxford University Press, 2015, pp. 59-63