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Pyramid (?) at Kourion, Cyprus
« on: December 27, 2018, 07:25:01 PM »
Just wondering... but has anyone seen something interesting written about the pyramid-looking structure (or its base anyway) at Kourion in Cyprus?
My usual googling and database searches didn't turn up anything.
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Re: Pyramid (?) at Kourion, Cyprus
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2018, 10:10:09 AM »
Nothing interesting, unfortunately,  just the Wikipedia reference:

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The earliest structural remains yet excavated on the acropolis were uncovered at the northwestern end of the excavations directed by D. Christou in the civic center. These Late Cypro-Classical (350–325 BCE) remains consist of an ashlar pyramidal structure, perhaps a fortified glacis. Further fortifications dating to the Cypro-Classical have been uncovered along the northern extent of the acropolis area.
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Re: Pyramid (?) at Kourion, Cyprus
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2018, 02:00:33 PM »
Thank you.
At least it gives me something more to google.

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Re: Pyramid (?) at Kourion, Cyprus
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2018, 07:04:24 PM »
Good hunting; if you find anything, please feel free to share.

The British Museum appears to be interested in Kourion, albeit mainly in the Bronze Age.  It might be worth contacting them if all else fails to see if they have any leads.
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