In Search of a Paphian Lost Circular Building


  • Aleksandra Brzozowska-Jawornicka Wroclaw University of Science and Technology



Nea Paphos, tholos, circular building, ‘Hellenistic’ House, architectural decoration


The subject of the paper is the analysis of three doublefaced cornices excavated in the main courtyard of the ‘Hellenistic’ House. The decorated blocks constitute a very rare example of architectural embellishment, the more so that they come from a circular structure. The aim of the paper is to present possible types of buildings the cornices originally might have been parts of.

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How to Cite

Brzozowska-Jawornicka, Aleksandra. 2018. “In Search of a Paphian Lost Circular Building”. Studies in Ancient Art and Civilisation 22 (June):41-64.