Tag Archives: Asgata (Ασγάτα)

Kostas M. Pyrros (Κώστας Μ. Πύρρος) bust

Κώστα Μ. Πύρρος (1)n Κώστα Μ. Πύρρος (2)n

Artist: Unknown 

Location: “Pyrrios” Library premises, Asgata. Limassil district 

Material: Marble

Dimensions: 147 cm (+ 24 cm the step) x 50 cm x 40 cm

Category: Public Figures

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

Kostas Pyrros was a benefactor. The initiative for the bust was taken by the family of Kostas Pyrros. No further information is available.


Georgios Chr. Katsaris (Γεώργιος Χρ. Κατσαρής) bust

Προτομή Γεώργιου Χρ. Κατσαρή (2)n Προτομή Γεώργιου Χρ. Κατσαρή (6)n

Artist: Andreas Savvides 

Location: Apostles Petros and Pavlos church, Asgata. Limassol district

Material: Brass

Dimensions: 138 cm (+ 80 cm steps) x 47 cm x 49 cm

Category: Inter-communal conflicts 1963-64

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

The initiative was taken by an ad hoc private committee, the Community Board, and the Asgata Emigrants’ Association. The bust was made in 1971 and it was placed during 1972. 

Selected sources:
~ Αγών (Agon), October 1, 1971, p. 7.
~ Πρωινή (Proini), September 30, 1971, p. 4. 
~ Φιλελεύθερος (Fileleftheros), October 1, 1971, p. 5. 
~ Χαραυγή (Haravgi), June 16, 1971, p.2.
~ Κρατικό Αρχείο Κύπρου, Αρχείο Πολιτιστικών Υπηρεσιών Υπουργείου Παιδείας & Πολιτισμού (State Archive of Cyprus): 268/1968/2, documents April 14, 1971; May 25, 1971.