Department of Levantine Studies

The Department of Levantine Studies is concerned with scientific research based on the results of fieldwork, laboratory and archival-library studies in the field of archaeology, history, conservation and related sciences concerning the areas of cultures and civilizations developing in Asia Minor, Syro-Palestine and Cyprus.

Department members:

Current field projects:

Cyprus:
  • Nea Paphos; expedition head: Prof. Ewdoksia Papuci-Władyka
Lebanon:
  • Chhîm; expedition head: Assoc Prof. Tomasz Waliszewski (Faculty of Archaeology UW)
  • Jiyeh; expedition head: Assoc Prof. Tomasz Waliszewski (Faculty of Archaeology UW)
  • Tyre; expedition head: Prof. María Eugenia Aubet (Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona), Dr Ali Badawi (DGA), Dr Francisco J. Núñez (PCMA UW)

Current grant projects:

  • Marmora Byzantina. Identification of the origin of marbles and their use in secular and sacred space in the southern Levant of the early Byzantine period (4th–7th century AD) – OPUS 19, panel: HS3; 2020/37/B/HS3/00306; P.I. dr Mariusz Gwiazda
  • MA-P Maloutena and Agora in the layout of Paphos: modelling the cityscape of the Hellenistic and Roman capital of Cyprus – OPUS 18, panel: HS3; 2019/35/B/HS3/02296; P.I.: Prof. dr hab. Ewdoksia Papuci-Władyka
    – scholarship holder affiliated with PCMA UW: Jerzy Oleksiak, MA.
  • Production and consumption of kitchen ware from the Paphos Agora Project excavations in Cyprus in the middle and late Roman period (3rd–7th century AD) against the background of political, economic and social changes – SONATINA 4, panel: HS3; 2020/36/C/HS3/0017; P.I.: Kamila Wiktoria Nocoń, MA