Director

Full ewpProfessor Ewdoksia Papuci-Władyka

Director of Paphos Agora Project since 2011, and supervisor of students' field training in Paphos. She has extensive experience in the exploration of Nea Paphos, since in the years 1988-2010 she was regular member of the University of Warsaw mission that explores the villa district known as Maloutena. Director of the grants awarded by the National Science Center: OPUS for 2011-2014 and for the years 2015-2019 MAESTRO, both for financing Krakow research in Paphos.

Head of the Department of Classical Archaeology of the Jagiellonian University Institute of Archaeology (IA UJ). Specialist in the archaeology of Greece, Cyprus and the Black Sea region. She led the Polish team in Polish-Ukrainian excavations in Ukraine: in Koshary (1998-2008, in cooperation with the Archaeological Museum in Odessa) and in Akra (2009-2010, in cooperation with the Donetsk National University and the State Ermitage Museum in St. Petersburg). Takes part in the THALES-EPKA programme of the National and Kapodistrian University in Athens, in which she leads the team of researchers studying Hellenistic pottery from the excavations of the sanctuary of Apollon in Halasarna (modern Kardamena) on the island of Kos. Author and co-author of number of books, e.g. Nea Pafos. Studia nad ceramiką hellenistyczną z polskich wykopalisk (1965-1991) [Nea Paphos. Studies on Hellenistic Pottery from Polish Excavations] (1995) and Sztuka starożytnej Grecji [Art of Ancient Greece] (2001) and over 130 articles. She participated in many intership, scholarships and over 30 national and international conferences. She took part in excavations in Poland, England, Cyprus, Greece and Ukraine. Her scientific interests focus on ancient pottery; she coordinates a preparation of Polish volumes of the international series Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Its recent volume, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Poland 11, Cracow 1 (Jagiellonian University Institute of Archaeology and Museum collections) was published by her in 2012, next volumes are in preparation.

Main Staff

Łukasz Miszk, MA (since season 2012)

Deputy director of research, supervisor of the fieldwork and co-ordinator of non-invasive research; he also prepares field documentation.

PhD candidate and employee at the Department of Classical Archaeology of the Jagiellonian University Institute of Archaeology. He graduated in Archaeology and History from the Jagiellonian University. He is member of the board of Computer Applications & Quantitative Methods in Archaeology – Poland. His main academic interests concern the archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean as well as the reconstruction of ancient everyday life in the light of archaeological evidence. He participated in excavations in Poland, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Italy, Cyprus and Portugal as team member and director.

 

Agata Dobosz, PhD (since season 2011)Agata

Project manager in Cyprus. She works on Hellenistic and Roman transport amphorae, as well as utility pottery.

A. Dobosz graduated in Classical Philology and in Archaeology from the Jagiellonian University, where she also obtained the doctorate in Humanities (specialization in Archaeology). Her PhD thesis was devoted to the trade connections of Cyprus during the Hellenistic period in the light of transport amphorae finds. Hellenistic and Roman amphorae are the main focus of her research, although she is also interested in other categories of pottery (e.g. the utility pottery). She cooperates with the National and Kapodistrian Univeristy of Athens in the THALES – EPKA project. She took part in excavations in Poland, Ukraine, Egypt, Greece and Jordan.

 

 

Associate Professor Jarosław Bodzek  (since season 2013)

He studies coins and tutors students during the excavation campaign.

He is an associate professor at the Department of Classical Archaeology of the Jagiellonian University Institute of Archaeology and starting from academic year 2016/2017 Vice Director for Student Affair of the Institute as well as head of the Coins Room in the Museum of E. Hutten-Czapski (The Branch of the National Museum in Krakow). His main academic research focuses on Greek and Roman coinage, findings of Greek and Roman coins in Poland, Greek art from Archaic to Hellenistic Period and Roman art in the Republic times. He is also interested in the Archaeology of Black Sea region and a history of research on antiquity in Poland. He is the author of two books and more than 100 articles and other publications.

 

 

Associate Professor Marcin Biborski (since season 2013)Wojciech Machowski

He preserves metal objects and studies some of them (eg. the Roman sword found in season 2011).

Until 2014 the Head of the Institute of Archaeology Laboratory of Preservation and Archaeometallurgy. His main academic research focuses on the Iron Age in European Barbaricum, especially on Barbarian and Roman armament, arts and crafts, coins and medals. He participated in many excavations in Poland, Denmark, Germany and Czech Republic. His interests are related to the production and identification of Celtic and Roman swords based on metallographic tests. M. Biborski also conducts research on new methods of preservation, which include a variety of laboratory analysis, metallographic and chemical analyses applying non-destructive methods. He is the author of two books and over a hundred scientific and popular articles.

 

 

Karolina Rosińska-Balik, MAKarolina (since season 2012)

She works on recording and virtual reconstruction of the architectural features and remains.

PhD student at the Department of Egypt and Near East Archaeology of the Jagiellonian University Institute of Archaeology. She graduated in Archaeology from the Jagiellonian University as well as in Architecture and Urban Planning from the Krakow University of Technology. K. Rosińska-Balik conducts virtual reconstruction of the architectural finds using skills gained from both fields of study. She took part in excavations in Poland, Egypt, Cyprus, Ukraine and Israel.

 

 

 

 

Małgorzta Kajzer, MA (since season 2011)

She studies clay oil lamps and Roman table ware pottery.

PhD student at the Department of Classical Archaeology in the Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University in Krakow. In 2014 she has finished postgraduate studies on Modern Analytical Techniques for Preservation of Monumental Objects in Faculty of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University. Her academic interests focus on archaeology of Cyprus during the Hellenistic and Roman periods, with particular emphasis on ceramic finds, especially oil lamps, their production and distribution in the Eastern part of the Mediterranean.

She took part in excavations in Poland, Egypt (Tell el-Farcha) and Ukraine (ancient Acre). Since 2015 she also cooperates with Polish archaeological mission to Lebanon (Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw).

 

 

Edyta Marzec, MA (since season 2011)Edyta

She studies Hellenistic Table Ware.

E. Marzec completed her MA in Archaeology at Jagiellonian University and her MSc in Archaeological Materials at the University of Sheffield. She is a PhD student at the Department of Classical Archaeology, Jagiellonian University Institute of Archaeology, and she cooperates with the N.C.S.R. Demokritos and the Fitch Laboratory of the British School at Athens. She took part in the project THALES – EPKA conducted by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Moreover, she is a laureate of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education' programme – Mobility Plus. Her main academic interests focus on Hellenistic pottery as well as on petrography of ceramic materials. She participated in archaeological projects in Poland, Ukraine, Cyprus, Greece, England, Guatemala and Lebanon.

 

 

Kamila Nocoń, MA (since season 2014)

She studies Hellenistic and Roman Kitchen and Cooking Ware.

PhD student at the Department of Classical Archaeology, Jagiellonian University Institute of Archaeology, as well as at JU interdisciplinary Society – Environment – Technologies PhD studies. She graduated in Archaeology and Mediterranean Studies at the Jagiellonian University. Her scientific interests focus on kitchen and cooking pottery from Hellenistic and Roman periods on Cyprus, Greek (and related) pottery and archaeology of the northern Black Sea. In 2012-2013 she worked as a pottery specialist at the Department of Ancient and East-Christian Art in the National Museum in Warsaw. She participates in preparation of Polish volumes of the international series Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum (new series). She was awarded with a scholarship of the Robert Anderson Trust in London (2012, 2014) and participated in archaeological projects in Poland, Ukraine (Koshary, Akra - JU, Tyritake - National Museum in Warsaw), Georgia (Pichvnari - British-Georgian Expedition of Pichvnari) and Cyprus (Paphos-Maloutena - UW expedition).

 

MeikeMeike Droste, PhD (since season 2012)

She studies terracotta figurines and draws the excavated objects.

M. Droste graduated in Archaeology at the University of Cologne, where she also obtained the doctorate in Classical Archaeology, History of Art and Prehistory. She received numerous internships and scholarships in Greece, where she took part in archaeological excavations in Olympia, Messene and Samos. For more than twenty years she has taken part in numerous excavations in Paphos: the House of Orpheus (University of Cyprus), the Maloutena site (Warsaw University). Her research interests focus on the Asklepiadeans (the family of the god Asclepius) as well as on the Roman mosaics and terracotta figurines. She has published two book and many academic papers in these fields.

 

Maciej Wacławik, MA (since season 2011)

He helps in fieldworks and prepares field documentation, studies the metal finds and records non-ceramic material; he is also the administrator of the website, the mission blog and social media of the Project. 

PhD candidate at the Department of Egyptian and Near East Archaeology, Jagiellonian University Institute of Archaeology. He graduated in Archaeology from the Jagiellonian University. M. Wacławik is interested in the influence of ancient pagan civilisations on the Christian religion and culture, the meaning of Negev Desert in Byzantine period, metal objects and weighing systems in the Mediterranean during the Roman and Byzantine periods. He took part in excavations in Poland, Ukraine (Acre), Egypt (Tell el-Farcha), the United States (Sand Canyon Project, Cortez, Colorado), Cyprus (Paphos) Israel (Tel Erani, Tel Lachish) and Jordan (Qasr el-Deir). Since 2017 he conduct the BSN - Byzantine Settlement of the Negev project.

Season 2017

Supporting staff:
Professor Martina Seifert (University of Hamburg, head of geophisical survey)
Michaelis Antonakis, BA (University of Hamburg, geophisical survey)
Nikola Babucic, stud. phil. (University of Hamburg, geophisical survey)
Daniel Jachimczuk (University of Hamburg, geophisical survey)
Sebastian Adlung (University of Hamburg, geophisical survey)
Associate professor Tomasz Kalicki (UJK, head of geoarchaeological survey)
Sławomir Chwałek, MA (UJK, geoarchaeological survey)
Paweł Przepióra (UJK, geoarchaeological survey)
Paulina Komar PhD
Kamil Kopij PhD
Agata Kubala, PhD
Wojciech Ostrowski, MSc (University of Technology, Warsaw, close range photogrammetry)
Weronika Winiarska, MSc (land surveying)
Łukasz Bąk, BSc (land surveying)
Marcin Iwan, MA (photographer)
Adam Oleksiak, MA (photographer)
Robert Słaboński (photographer)
Barbara Zając, MA (conservator's help)
Szymon Jellonek, MA (field documentation)
Alicja Jurkiewicz, MA (drawings)
Marta Florek (stone vessels studies)
Justyna Włoch (conservation of architecure remains)
Piotr Cora (field documentation, glass objects studies)
Roman Kałuziński (field documentation)
Grzegorz Kruczek (architecture ceramic studies)
Konrad Leśniak (plasters studies)

Students:
Agnieszka Garbacz
Agata Głowacka
Dominka Lorek
Alicja Łacheta
Aleksandra Milczuk
Iga Ściana
Anna Wencel, MSc
Kinga Wątor
Sebastian Bała
Krzysztof Bratko
Piotr Dereszowski
Grzegorz Kampka
Patryk Okrajek
Krzysztof Skawiniak
Piotr Wiesner  

Volunteers:
Eleni-Maria Antoniadi
Vicky Antoniou 
Maria Caban
Katarzyna Cierlikowska
Joanna Ciesielska
Klaudia Dąbrowiecka
Michelle Dembinski
Karolina Garbowska
Natalie Fillippoy
Klaudia Jagoda
Gabriela Juźwińska
mgr Agata Kaczmarek
mgr Paulina Koczwara
Agnieszka Korytko
mgr Sylwia Margraf
Kamila Niziołek
Joanna Rajczyk
Agnieszka Sołtysik
Maria Stampouloglou
Aleksandra Uniszewska
Adam Berta
Mateusz Górski
Maciej Harasimowicz
Panagiotis Koukoulekidis
Michał Michalik
Paweł Rozmuski
Damian Sadurski
Wojciech Wichnera

Other participants:
Joanna Kuncewicz PhD
Włodzimierz Kuncewicz
Michał Link-Lenczowski MA

Season 2016

Supporting staff:
Professor Martina Seifert (University of Hamburg, head of geophisical survey)
Michaelis Antonakis, BA (University of Hamburg, geophisical survey)
Nikola Babucic, stud. phil. (University of Hamburg, geophisical survey)
Associate professor Tomasz Kalicki (UJK, head of geoarchaeological survey)
Sławomir Chwałek, MA (UJK, geoarchaeological survey)
Piotr Kusztal, MA (UJK, geoarchaeological survey)
Paweł Ćwiąkała, ScD (AGH, laser scaning)
Edyta Punich, ScD (AGH, laser scaning)
Wojciech Matwij, MSc (AGH, laser scaning)
Agata Kubala, PhD
Wojciech Ostrowski, MSc (University of Technology, Warsaw, close range photogrammetry)
Weronika Winiarska, MSc (land surveying)
Łukasz Bąk, BSc (land surveying)
Marcin Iwan, MA (photographer)
Adam Oleksiak, MA (photographer)
Robert Słaboński (photographer)
Barbara Zając, MA (conservator's help)
Szymon Jellonek, MA (field documentation)
Alicja Jurkiewicz, MA (drawings)
Paulina Koczwara, MA
Marta Florek (stone vessels studies)
Justyna Włoch (conservation of architecure remains)
Piotr Cora (field documentation, glass objects studies)
Marek Gutek (field documentation)
Roman Kałuziński (field documentation)
Grzegorz Kruczek (architecture ceramic studies)
Konrad Leśniak (plasters studies)
Maciej Siedlecki (field documentation, hydrotechnical system studies)

Students:
Katarzyna Czerw
Dominika Florczyk
Gabriela Juźwińska
Kamila Kalisz
Magdalena Mazurkiewicz
Kamila Niziołek
Patrycja Siuda
Emilia Staniszewska
Paulina Wołodźko
Michał Gorczyca
Mateusz Juszczyk
Paweł Klóska
Mariusz Krasucki
Michał Michalik
Mikołaj Toborowicz

Volunteers:
Magdalena Antos
Justyna Bienias, MA
Alicia Ioannou
Agata Kaczmarek, MA
Ivana Kubalova
Joanna Kuncewicz, ScD
Diana Mroczek
Anna Michalska
Aleksandra Milczuk
Natalia Kositarz
Paulina Kłóś
Christine Puffer
Emanuela Rudnicka
Barbara Szlakowska
Neele Theunert
Anna Wencel, MSc
Magdalena Zjawiony
Giannis Apostolou
Krzysztof Dołbizno
Andrzej Jaskóła
Rafael Laoutari
Marc Lecloux
Michał Link-Lenczowski, MA
Cyryl Puntos
Jakub Witowski

Season 2015

Supporting staff:
Associate professor Tomasz Scholl (University of Warsaw, supervisor of fieldwork, tutor of students from the UW)
Professor Martina Seifert (University of Hamburg, head of geophisical survey)
Michaelis Antonakis, BA (University of Hamburg, geophisical survey)
Nikola Babucic, stud. phil. (University of Hamburg, geophisical survey)
Associate professor Tomasz Kalicki (UJK, head of geoarchaeological survey)
Marcin Frączek, MA (UJK, geoarchaeological survey)
Sławomir Chwałek, MA (UJK, geoarchaeological survey)
Paweł Ćwiąkała, PhD (AGH, laser scaning)
Wojciech Matwij, MSc (AGH, laser scaning)
Łukasz Bąk, BSc (land surveying)
Weronika Winiarska BSc (land surveying)
Marcin Iwan, MA (photographer)
Robert Słaboński (photographer)
Barbara Zając, MA (conservator's help)
Szymon Jellonek, MA (field documentation)
Alicja Jurkiewicz, MA (drawings)
Izabela Jurkiewicz, MA (drawings)
Wojciech Ostrowski, MSc (University of Technology, Warsaw, aerial photography)
Kasper Hanus, MA (drone operator)
Marta Florek (stone vessels studies)
Piotr Cora (field documentation, glass objects studies)
Marek Gutek (field documentation)
Roman Kałuziński (field documentation)
Michał Kłosowski (field documentation)
Maciej Siedlecki (field documentation, hydrotechnical system studies)

UJ Students:
Sabina Borek
Karolina Garbowska
Jarosława Kamieniak
Ivana Kubalova
Magdalena Mazurkiewicz
Aleksandra Słowicka
Urszula Śmigielska
Anna Wencel, BSc
Artur Baran
Artur Charzyński
Grzegorz Kruczek
Konrad Leśniak
Miłosz Strojek
Wojciech Wichnera
Jarosław Wójcik

UW Students:
Maria Bąk
Helena Kulma
Edyta Siczek
Ewelina Staniszewska
Barbara Szlakowska
Barbara Ślązak
Marian Drożdż
Jan Kłaput

Volunteers:
Marta Dybkowska
Sara Fabijanić
Joanna Kuncewicz, ScD
Karolina Matwij, MSc
Anna Shimomura
Olivia Zmuda-Orłowska
Giannis Apostolou
Jan Bulas, MA
Antonio Giromini
Tomasz Jenorowski
Michał Link-Lenczowski, MA
Kamil Ochyra
Cyryl Puntos

 

Season 2014

Supporting staff:
prof. associate Tomasz Kalicki, PhD (head of geo-radar survey)
Joanna Krupa, PhD (geo-radar survey)
Sławomir Chwałek,MA (geo-radar survey)
Paweł Ćwiąkała, PhD (laser scaning)
Wojciech Matwij, MSc (laser scaning)
Karolina Matwij, MSc (laser scaning)
Łukasz Bąk, BSc (land surveying)
Marcin Iwan, MA (photographer)
Robert Słaboński (photographer)
Kasper Hanus, MA (aerial photography)
Alicja Jurkiewicz (drawings)
Marta Florek (stone vessels elaboration)
Piotr Cora (fields documentation, glass vessels elaboration)
Marek Gutek (fields documentation)
Maciej Siedlecki (fields documentation, hydrotechnical system elaboration)
 

Students:
Urszula Doros
Małgorzata Kielar
Renata Kluza
Anna Kowalówka
Anna Rojek
Aleksandra Węgrzynek
Paulina Wołodźko
Łukasz Czyrnek
Paweł Klóska
Michał Kłosowski
Krzysztof Kotynia
Kamil Ochyra
Jan Pavelka
Szymon Walkowski

Volunteers:
Barbara Barska, MA
Daria Białobrzecka
Justyna Bienias
Magdalena Brzezińska
Anja Görke
Johanna Sophie Hospotka
Magdalena Klimza
Katarzyna Olczak
Weronika Winiarska
Barbara Zając, MA
Konrad Grzyb
Krzysztof Jachym
Szymon Jellonek, MA
Szymon Marzec
Christian Meißner
Nick Petukat

Season 2013

Supporting staff:
Wojciech Machowski, PhD (fieldworks director)
Aleksandra Rejowicz, MSc (land surveying)
Łukasz Bąk, BSc (land surveying)
Marcin Iwan, MA (photographer)
Adrianna Drabik
Żenia Demczuk
Michał Rajwa (aerial photography)    

Students:
Paulina Gązwa
Konrad Grzyb
Karolina Hruby
Magdalena Klimza
Paulina Koczwara
Magdalena Lewandowska
Magdalena Roessler
Jagoda Wieczorek
Artur Ciszewski
Iwo Jeziorski
Roman Kałuziński
Mariusz Krasucki
Grzegorz Kruczek
Emil Policha
Hubert Szymczyk

Volunteers:
Piotr Cora
Marta Florek
Marek Gutek
Eliza Gutek
Alicja Jurkiewicz
Marcin Kumięga
Adam Najgeburski
Maciej Siedlecki

Ekipa 2012

Supporting staff:
Wojciech Machowski, PhD (fieldworks director)
Marcin Iwan, MA (photography)
Bartłomiej Grzywniak
Małgorzata Kajzer (lamps elaboration)
Maciej Wacławik (non-ceramic inventory)

Students:
Żenia Demczuk
Adriana Drabik
Marta Florek
Dagmara Gajewska
Alicja Jurkiewicz
Maria Oleksy
Alicja Serafin
Weronika Winiarska
Krzysztof Cisło
Piotr Cora
Marek Gutek
Szymon Jellonek
Marcin Kumięga
Adam Najgeburski
Maciej Siedlecki

Volunteers
Eliza Duchnowska
Agnieszka Mroczka, MA
Piotr Balik, MSc in architecture
Stavros Christodoulou
Paweł Kurtyka
Paweł Surówka, MA

Ekipa 2011

Oprócz w/w członków kadry, brali również udział:
dr Wojciech Machowski (nadzór prac w terenie)
dr Agnieszka Fulińska (opracowanie rzeźby, administracja strony internetowej)
mgr Artur Buszek (geofizyka)
mgr Dawid Święch (geofizyka)

Studenci:

Aleksandra Błaszczak
Ewa Domaradzka
Małgorzata Kajzer
Natalia Małecka
Daria Olbrycht
Paula Pieprzyca
Anna Teper
Paweł Gołyźniak
Bartłomiej Grzywniak
Jakub Kałka
Michał Kuśpiel
Tomasz Laske
Wiesław Siedlarz
Maciej Wacławik
Michał Zieliński

Wolontariusze:
Karolina Poterek
Stavros Christodoulou