Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Yiannis Karousos, said Monday that the goal of the Cyprus Antiquities Digitization Program (CADiP), is to digitise 96,000 movable antiquities in its database.
Speaking at the EUROMED 2022 Conference that takes place in Limassol, and referring to the Cyprus Antiquities Digitization Program (CADiP), Karousos said that, so far, 61,735 ancient movable finds, 3,581 surveys and 1,641 ancient monuments have been digitised.
He noted that at present, the Department of Antiquities continues the digitisation of movable antiquities and in May 2021, the large-scale digitisation program of the museums of Cyprus, had begun, which is financed by the financial organizations of the European Economic Area and Norway.
He said that the goal of this program, is to digitise 96,000 movable antiquities in the CADip database, which are kept in the Cyprus Museum, in Nicosia, as well as in other state archaeological museums.
The International Conference which is dedicated on Digital Cultural Heritage Documentation, Preservation and Protection, wraps up on the 11th of November and is organised under the auspices of the Deputy Ministry of Culture.
Source: Cyprus News Agency