Porfyrios Dikaios, O.B.E.
|Death:||Died in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany|
Son of George Dikaios and Panayiota DIKAIOS
|Managed by:||Nicholas A Nicolaides|
About Porfyrios Dikaios, O.B.E.
Brother of Charilaos Dikiaos. Born in Nicosia. Graduated from Athens University and British School of Archeology in Athens (1924-1925) and in Liverpool (1925-1926). Continued his studies in France (1926-1928). Returned to Cyprus to work at the Museum of Archeology (1929-1960), becoming Head of Antiquities (1960-1963). Studied in Princeton (1960-1963) and taught in the US at Brandeis (1965-1966). Taught in Heidelburg University until his death. Visiting professor at Mawr College (1964) and Uppsala (1967). He was involved in several excavations in Cyprus including Khirokitia, Sotira, Enkomi.
Biographical Lexicon of Cypriots 1800-1920