The museum of Maa- Palaiokastro is located near Coral Bay, in Paphos. It serves as a local museum of the site where the first Mycenaean Greeks settled after the fall of the Mycenaean Kingdoms in Greece. Their emigration in Cyprus dates around 1200.. Their emigration is a milestone in the history of Cyprus as this is when the Hellenization of island begins.
The Museum host a rich collection of artefacts that have been excavated on the site of Maa-Pakaiokastro, though which the colonisation of Cyprus by the Mycenaean Greeks is depicted. The Museum is has a unique architecture, work of the worldwide acknowledged Andrea Bruno, Professor at the University of Turin.
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