An Australian archaeological excavation project at the site of the Hellenistic – Roman theatre of Nea Pafos has revealed a series of what is believed to be shops and another building.
The Australian team, which has been excavating at the UNESCO World Heritage site since 1995, conducted its excavations from August 16 to September 20, this year, a Department of Antiquities press release says.
The team was directed by Dr Craig Barker of the University of Sydney, while the excavations are supported by the Nicholson Museum at the University of Sydney and the Australian Archaeological Institute in Athens.
“Through the years of excavation of the ancient theatre, the team has uncovered architectural remains carved out of the bedrock of the southern slope of Fabrika hill, in the north-eastern quarter of the ancient walled city”, the press release says. Read more.