Public and Awareness Raising:

  • Among our stakeholders contributing to Tatlısu / Akanthou ARKEOPARK Project are Istanbul Medipol University and Tatlısu Municipality.
• Protecting and preserving the archaeological and cultural heritage of Cyprus,
 • Promote the study of prehistory and history of Cyprus with its archaeological and cultural heritage,
 • Increase awareness, understanding and appreciation of our cultural heritage by facilitating public access to them,
• Encourage and present public participation in the preservation of cultural heritage,
 • Developing a sense of belonging and identity through cultural heritage representing a multicultural society,
• Increasing cooperation with local and overseas institutions to protect cultural heritage and promote education and training,
 • To promote tourism through innovative cultural heritage projects, restoration and conservation, museum and field presentations.

Archaeological Projects:

     • Tatlısu-Çiftlikdüzü (Akanthou-Arkosykos) Rescue Excavation and Research Project is our major project that has been running since 1996.
     • Akanthou region land survey and scheduling monuments project.
     • Ancient DNA Research Group, with Middle East Technical University, Department of Biology, Ankara, Turkey.     

Underwater Archaeological Projects:

     • Akanthou Coastline, Underwater Heritage Documentation and Protection Project
     • Artemis Wreck, Documentation and Assessment Project.

Documentation Projects:

     • Historic Carob Stores Survey
     • Historic Graffiti Documentation Project

Completed Conservation Projects:

     • Lusignan Tower Consolidation Project Kyrenia. Masonary training capacity building. executed for the Kyrenia Municipality completed in November 2018.
     • Kyrenia Castle, Byzantine Church spray paint tag removal
     • Conservation of Lusignan Museum Artefacts, Nicosia
     • Conservation and presentation of Venetian period stone Lion of Famagusta
     • St Barnabas Monastery Museum Wooden Eagle artefact restoration
     • Buffavento Castle spray paint tag removal
     • Folk Art (Carob) Museum, Kyrenia, wooden artefacts preservation and treatment
     • Canbulat Museum, artefact and museum preservation and fumigation
     • 2012 June St. Barnabas Museum icon and iconostasis, fumigation, cleaning and preservation