Vasiliki Kassianidou Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 370 (Nov. 2013): 49-82
The exploitation of Cyprus’s mineral wealth, mainly the copper deposits, and other natural resources, such as the forests, formed the basis of the island’s economic prosperity and development from prehistoric times until Late Antiquity.
Luca GirellaStudi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 1 (2015, new series): 117-136
Aside from limited studies on individual cemeteries or tomb types, analysis of Middle Minoan III funerary evidence has remained in the shadow. Reasons can be found in the dearth of archaeological remains, and it is useful to remember that most of the evidence for this period, both domestic and funerary, derived mainly from sites occupied in the following period (Late Minoan IA) and destroyed in Late Minoan IB.