Read more about our latest season of excavations in the theatre quarter of ancient Nea Paphos.
On 7 October 2019 Dr Craig Barker presented to a lecture on the Paphos Theatre to the Archaeological Research Unit at the University of Cyprus
We invite our friends and supporters in Paphos and in Cyprus to join us on site on Saturday 19 October at 2pm for our Paphos Theatre Archaeological Project 2019 site party. Invitations can be found here.
Help support the excavations whilst enjoying fine Australian wine! What's not to like?
Delivered directly to your door and helping support our excavation work, chose from a range of red and white varieties in our 'Griffin's Grog' range, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Sparkling.
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Thank you for your support, and enjoy Dionysos' gift!
The Paphos Theatre Archaeological Project will conduct its nineteenth field season in October 2019. Follow our progress on our education blog!
The program for the study day to be held on Saturday 27 July has now been finalised. Some limited tickets are still available from Eventbrite.
10.00-10.10 Dr Craig Barker
Welcome and Introduction
10.10-10.45 Dr Craig Barker
Why Nea Paphos is important and the story of the Paphos Theatre Archaeological Project
10.45-11.15 Geoff Stennett
Architectural evidence from the site of Fabrika
11.15-11.35 Morning tea
11.35-11.55 Jennie Lindbergh
Mosaics of Nea Paphos
11.55-12.15 Emeritus Professor Diana Wood Conroy
The Paphos Theatre frescoes
12.15-12.35 Dr Melanie Filios
The Riddle of the bones: Making sense of the faunal record at Paphos Theatre
12.35-12.55 Lisa Pyers
Lost and Found: two decades of small finds from the site
12.55-1.05 Holly Cook (to be read)
The Paphos Theatre Workshop: Medieval Glazed Pottery
1.05-1.20 Anthoulla Vassiliades
Sugar and Spice: Medieval Paphos
1.50-2.10 Dr Craig Barker
Roman urbanism: Evidence from the Theatre Quarter
2.10-2.30 Candace Richards
2.30-2.50 Emeritus Professor Diana Wood Conroy
Archaeology and art in the Paphos theatre, through exhibition and residencies
2.50-3.10 Dr Rowan Conroy
Creative Residencies in Archaeology 2018-2019
3.10-3.30 Afternoon Tea
3.30-3.50 Dr Bernadette McCall
Interpreting the Late Antique glass assemblage from Nea Paphos
3.50-4.10 Craig Barker
Future Directions for the Paphos Theatre Project - Question and Answer
4.10 Join us for a glass of wine
Join us at the University of Sydney on Saturday 27 July 2019 for a study day Understanding an ancient theatre in Cyprus. Read more about the event here.
To book simply register here.
Don't forget you can make a tax deductible contribution to the project as part of the University of Sydney's Inspired crowdfunding campaign. Your donation, no matter how small, is invaluable to the success of our work during our October 2019 campaign.