Vryokastro finds show off Kythnos's ancient history - slideshow


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The Vryokastro ancient city site on Greek island Kythnos is around 2500 years old. Alexandros Mazarakis, a professor of archeology at the University of Thessaly, has excavated the Vryokastro site for 30 years often with students from Thessaly, the US and France. Recent excavation at the Asklepios/Aphrodite temples included finds in a large adjacent cistern. In the latest period digging has focused on the port and its neighbouring island where there is evidence of habitation before and after the ancient city. Mazarakis will be the curator of the archeological museum of Kythnos in the Hora which will set up in a renovated town building.