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Summary

The Late Bronze Age town of Hala Sultan Tekke. Dromolaksia - Vyziaka.

Class:

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

Identifiers:

Nearby

Chirokitia - Khirokitia

Settlement dating from the Neolithic age.

Kition [Larnaca]

OmnesViae import TPPlace2430 Latin: Citium

Larnaca, fort

Small collection of archaeological finds from Kition

Larnaka, Pierides Museum

Larnaka, Pierides Museum

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The Late Bronze Age Dromolaxia - Vyzakia town settled ca 1600 BC was a flourishing coastal settlement during the XIII-XII centuries BC.  It was not only harbour trade centre but als an important crafts centre.

See:

  1. Paul Åström: Hala Sultan Tekke — an international harbor town of the Late Cypriote Bronze Age, Preliminary results. With appendices by P. Klingborg, F. and F. Kärfve, C. Hagberg, O. Svensson, S. Macheridis and L. Franz,  Opuscula Atheniensia (1986), pp. 7-17
  2. Peter Fischer: The New Swedish Cyprus Expedition 2010 Excavations at Dromolaxia Vizatzia/Hala Sultan Tekke, Opuscula 4, 2011, pp. 69-97
  3. Peter M. Fischer; SIMA and the New Swedish Cyprus Expedition at Hala Sultan Tekke, SIMA CXXXVII, 2012,  pp. 73-80
  4. Iosif T. Hafez, Giusi Sorrentino, Marina Faka, Cartmen Cuenca-García, Christina Makarona,  Andreas Charalambous, Karib Nys,Sorin Hermon: Geochemical survey of soil samples from the archaeological site Dromolaxia-Vyzakia (Cyprus) in: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports Vol. 11, February 2017, pp. 447-462 - http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352409X16308343?via%3Dihub