Dear Students,

today, September 30, my term of office as deputy director of the Institute of Archeology, UW and acting Head of the Teaching Unit at the Faculty of Archeology of the UW expires. Thank you very much for this whole, I must admit, difficult year.
From October 1, all questions, applications and requests should be addressed to the Vice-Dean for Student Affairs and KJD of the Faculty of Archeology, University of Warsaw, dr hab. Agnieszka Tomas (to the address or as indicated by the professor.

Dr hab. Wiesław Więckowski

Interesting courses

Dear Students,
Please find attached information about the very interesting courses  offered by Dr. Francisco J. Núñez (assistant professor at CAŚ) during the winter semester on the subject related to the Iron Age in the Middle East. COURSES.

Katarzyna Pyżewicz

PhD Katarzyna Pyżewicz
PhD Katarzyna Pyżewicz


duty hours:
online via Google Meet: Monday 13.30-15.00, Tuesday 12.00-13.00, the link to the meeting will be sent after the student’s e-mail request

research interests:
Paleolithic and Mesolithic archaeology/ use-wear analysis/ lithic studies/ experimental archaeology


Online Welcome Week

Dear Student,

We would like to invite you for the series of meetings, which will inaugurate the academic year 2020/2021. Our Online Welcome Week 2020 lasts from 6th to 9th of October.

Detailed schedule can be found on our website:

Our Online Welcome Week starts with Welcome Days – both in Polish (on 6th of October) and English (on 7th of October).

At the meeting you will learn the most important things about the University itself, its structure and basic rules. We will also give you more information about other possibilities that are waiting for you as members of the community.

Participation in the meeting is free of charge upon registration through this online form: (for meeting in English).

Don’t hesitate and register! Please also join our Facebook event:

We can’t wait to see you there!

A request to students

Dear Students, we are working on decisions concerning the organization of the winter semester of the academic year 2020/21. At present we are trying to collect information which will help us to decide whether and which classes will be held at the University and which will be based on distance online learning.
We are asking you to send us information whether you are able to arrive in Poland and participate in some classes at the University. We would also like to know whether you have any obstacles in participating in online classes.
The information should be sent not later than 25th of September on the email address or

Agnieszka Tomas

Agnieszka Tomas
PhD Agnieszka Tomas


duty hours:
2019/ 2020 sabbatical

research interests:
Archaeology of the Roman provinces, Roman frontier studies, archaeology of the Lower Danubian provinces


  1. Inter Moesos et Thraces. The Rural Hinterland of Novae in Lower Moesia (1st – 6th centuries AD), Archaeopress, Oxford 2016 (29 ark) ISBN 9781784913694
  2. Living with the Army I. Civil Settlements near Roman Legionary Fortresses in Lower Moesia, Warszawa 2017. ISBN 978-83-61376-35-4
  3. Reading Gender and Social Life in Military Spaces, Światowit 49/A, 2009-2010 (2011), 139–152.
  4. Connecting to Public Water: The Rural Landscape and Water Supply of Lower Moesia, Archaeologia Bulgarica 15/2, 2011, 59–72.
  5. Canabae legionis I Italicae: state of research on civil settlements accompanying the legionary camp in Novae (Lower Moesia) compared to relevant Lower Danubian sites, Światowit L/A, 2011 (2012), 155–168.
  6. A Roman site in the Sarviz River Valley (Pannonia Inferior). Preliminary results Acta Archaeologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 66/1, 2015, 203–215. (with Z. Kis)
  7. A New Dedicatory Inscription from Novae (Lower Moesia), Światowit 52/A, 2013 (2014), 79–86.
  8. A Six-century pottery kiln from Novae (Moesia secunda). A contribution to the local pottery manufacturing, Archaeologia Bulgarica 19/3, 2015, 63–74.
  9. Life on the Frontier: Roman Military Families in Lower Moesia, Studia Europaea Gnesnensia 16, 2017, 225-257.
  10. Castra et canabae legionis. Organizacja przestrzeni i administracja cywilnych osiedli przy rzymskich obozach legionowych [w] Między murami miasta a ścianami koszar – garnizony i historia miejska na przestrzeni dziejów [=Zeszyty Naukowe UJ. Prace Historyczne 145 (4)], Kraków 2018, 665–
  11. Novae – castra, canabae, vicus, 2013-2015. Preliminary report on the Excavations and Prospection Surveys of the University of Warsaw Archaeological Expedition, Archeologia 65, 2016, 177–203 (z:T. Sarnowski, L. Kovalevskaja, P. Zakrzewski, T. Dziurdzik, E. Jęczmienowski)
  12. Marcus Aurelius Statianus from Lower Moesia. A Note on His Origin, Status and Business [in] The Lower Danube in Antiquity (VI BC-VI AD), Tutrakan, Sofia 2007, 231–234 (z: T. Sarnowski).
  13. Dionysus or Liber Pater? The Evidence of the Bacchic Cult at Novae (castra et canabae legionis ) and in its Hinterland [in] Ad fines imperii Romani. Studia Thaddaeo Sarnowski ab amicis, collegis discipulisque dedicata, A. Tomas [ed.], Warszawa 2015, 257–275.
  14. The Mithreum at Novae Revisited [in] Ad fines imperii Romani. Studia Thaddaeo Sarnowski ab amicis, collegis discipulisque dedicata, A. Tomas [ed.], Warszawa 2015, 227–247 (with M. Lemke)
  15. Female family members related to soldiers and officers of the legio I Italica. A case study [in] Colonization and Romanization in Moesia Inferior. Premises of A Contrastive Approach, L. Mihailescu-Bîrliba [ed.], Kaiserlautern 2015, 93–124.
  16. Pre-Roman Settlements in the Hinterland of Novae in Lower Moesia: a re-assessment of the displacements of the conquered tribes by the Romans [in] Romans in the Middle and Lower Danube Valley: Case Studies in Archaeology, Epigraphy, and History, first century BC – fifth century AD, E. de Sena, C. Timoc (eds),A.R. Int. Ser. 2882, 2018, 13–22.