• Sudanese minister visits the PCMA UW

    One of the points on the visit to Poland of the Minister of State of Sudan for Foreign Affairs was a meeting with representatives of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw. Minister Omar Gamar el-Din was accompanied by the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Republic of Sudan, […]

  • Call for papers: Roman and Byzantine Pottery in the Levant

    We are calling for manuscripts for the thematic fascicle of our journal Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean devoted to Roman and Byzantine Pottery in the Levant. Research on Roman and Byzantine pottery in the Levant is gaining momentum with a growing number of researchers addressing typological and chronological questions concerning both common and fine wares. […]

  • Lecture on Jordanian archaeology by A. Oweidi

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology and the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw have the pleasure of inviting to a lecture by Akhtam Oweidi on the current developments in archaeological research in Jordan. Aktham Oweidi is the Director of Excavations & Surveys, Department of Antiquities of Jordan. His lecture entitled: “Archaeology in Jordan: Activities […]

  • Soba: results of the first research season

    The first season of archaeological fieldwork in the medieval city of Soba near Khartoum came to a close mid-February, with very interesting results. A team of researchers from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) and the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of the Sciences (IAE PAS) […]

  • Dongola: archaeologists to train tourist guides

    At Old Dongola, Sudan, Polish specialists are supporting local communities to explore how heritage conservation may also be a development opportunity as part of partnership building between the scholarly community and local inhabitants. The capital city of the Kingdom of Makuria, excavated by Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) teams for […]

  • Dr. Zbigniew E. Szafrański’s farewell party in Deir el-Bahari

    A farewell party for dr. Zbigniew E. Szafrański was held at the end of the latest season of the Polish-Egyptian Archaeological and Conservation Mission at the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari. Guests gathered in the “Polish House” (also called the Metropolitan House), where the mission’s members have been living for nearly 60 years during […]