Filios Zannetos (Φίλιος Ζαννέτος) bust

Προτομή Φίλιου Ζαννέτου (1) n

Προτομή Φίλιου Ζαννέτου (2) n

Artist: Ioannis Notaras 

Location: Griva Digeni Avenue, in front of Agios Georgios Kontos monastery, Larnaka. Larnaka district. 

Material: Marble 

Category: Union (enosis), Public Figures, Public sculpture before 1960

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

Zannetos was a politician and a fervent supporter of ‘enosis’ (union) with Greece ideology. The bust was commissioned by Kition monastery and the committee of Agios Georgios Kontos monastery. The unveiling took place on May 30th 1954. 

Selected sources:
~Ανεξάρτητος (Anexartitos), May 31, 1954, p. 1
~Έθνος (Ethnos), May 11, 1954, p. 4
~Έθνος (Ethnos), June 1, 1954, p. 4.
~Ελευθερία (Eleftheria), June 1, 1954, p. 1.
~Ελευθερία (Eleftheria), June 3, 1954, p. 2. 
~Κύπρος (Kypros), May 31, 1954, p. 1.