Projects

The two seasons (2009-2010) of researches have been possible also thanks to bailout of Vice-rector of University of Warsaw for Research and International Cooperation, as well as private founds of team members and private sponsors.

The archaeological researches (2011-2012) in ancient Akrai can be implemented thanks to the grant of National Science Centre (Narodowe Centrum Nauki), number N N109 104940, titled Non-invasive investigations and archaeological excavations of ancient town Akrai, Sicily, Italy, directed by dr. Roksana Chowaniec.

Discover the ancient town Akrai. Fot. Rekowska M.

 

The project includes: non-invasive investigations, field-survey and excavations. Finally, we would like to build the “picture” of ancient town in antiquity (mainly after the Roman conquest), related to topography and architecture of town.

 

The students are drawing the architectural remains. The best field-school. Fot. R. Chowaniec

 

 

 

 

The next archaeological researches in ancient Akrai can be possible thanks to the grant of National Science Centre (Narodowe Centrum Nauki), number UMO-2011/03/B/HS3/00567, titled: Roman house in Greek town Akrai (Sicily), directed by dr. Roksana Chowaniec.


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Current archeological research is possible thanks to the grant of Polish National Science Centre (Narodowe Centrum Nauki), number UMO-2016/21/B/HS3/00026, titled: On the borders of Syracuse. Multidisciplinary studies of the ancient town Akrai/Acrae, south-eastern Sicily, Italy as well as funds from Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego) number 4815/E-343/SPUB/2016/2-1, both directed by dr. Roksana Chowaniec 


Contact

dr Roksana Chowaniec
assistant professor

Institute of Archaeology
University of Warsaw
Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28
PL 00-927 Warszawa
tel. +48 22 5522827
fax.+48 22 5522801
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