Marina el-Alamein (Egipt), 2008

Marina el-Alamein (Egypt)

Dates of work: 4 April–3 June 2008 (actual building work: 13 April–25 May 2008)

Director: Prof. Stanisław Medeksza (Wrocław University of Technology)
SCA Representatives: Boutros Dioskoros (Marina Site Director), Ahmed Musa (Director for Conservation Affairs), Husain Nur El Din Husain (SCA Inspector)
Architects: Dr. Rafał Czerner (Wrocław University of Technology), Wiesław Grzegorek and Małgorzata Krawczyk-Szczerbińska (both freelance)
Restorers (stone and sculpture): Piotr Zambrzycki (Inter-Academy Institute of Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art), also acting as photographer, Joanna Lis (National Museum in Warsaw)
Archaeologist: Dr. Grażyna Bąkowska (University of Rzeszów)
Glass expert: Renata Kucharczyk (PCMA)
Pottery expert: Dr. Grzegorz Majcherek (PCMA)

Current conservation work, covering clearing under archaeological supervision, architectural inventory and study of the remains, conservation, restoration and anastylosis of architectural elements and decoration (columns, bench) where applicable, was carried out on houses H1 and H2, the southern portico of the main town square and a bath to the south of this square. The archaeological section includes a more detailed discussion of the glass finds.

[Text: PAM]

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