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CyI Researchers Participate in the First COSMOTE TV-National Geographic Co-production “Keros: The Mystery of the Broken Figurines”

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An archaeological journey of exploration in search of the birth of civilization

 

60 years ago, an epic journey of exploration began in the heart of the Aegean, aiming to reveal a mystery of more than 4,500 years. In collaboration with a team of experts, and using state-of-the-art technology, the documentary “Keros: The Mystery of the Broken Figurines” will unveil how Keros was the birthplace of a new way of life.

In this archaeological journey, we will meet with Professor Colin Renfrew, one of the world's leading archaeologists, Co-director of Cambridge Keros Project and National Geographic Explorer, Dr Michael Boyd, Archaeologist, Co-director of Cambridge Keros Project, Dr Evi Margaritis, Assistant Professor at The Cyprus Institute, Assistant Director of Cambridge Keros Project and Dr Georgios Artopoulos, Assistant Professor at The Cyprus Institute.

The documentary “Keros: The Mystery of the Broken Figurines” the first co-production between COSMOTE TV and National Geographic, is based on the archaeological research and findings of the Cambridge Keros Project. Dr Κostas Paschalidis, archaeologist and host of the documentary, will guide us on the island of Keros, where the discovery of hundreds of broken, marble figurines has been the subject of long-lasting scientific study and the beginning of a great mystery. Traveling back in time, we will seek to unveil how Dhaskalio, which in the past was connected to Keros by land, is believed to be one of the most important settlements of the Early Bronze Age.  

“Keros: The Mystery of the Broken Figurines” inspired by the mutually shared vision of creating and delivering premium factual content, premieres on Monday, 5 October at 22:00 pm, on COSMOTE HISTORY HD. Following its airing, the documentary will be available on demand, via the COSMOTE TV Plus service. The documentary is produced by Green Olive Films.

Official trailer: youtu.be/qdA0RgqKTbo