• The BORDERSCAPE Project: A Kazimierz Michałowski Memorial Lecture by Maria Carmela Gatto

    The Director of the PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo invites to a lecture by Dr. Maria Carmela Gatto “The BORDERSCAPE project Egyptian state formation and the changing socio-spatial landscape of the First Cataract in the 4th and 3rd millennia BCE”. Abstract: “The talk introduces a new research project established at the Institute of Mediterranean […]

  • Andrzej Reiche (1951–2022)

    We were saddened to hear the news of the death of Andrzej Reiche, an archaeologist specializing in the Near East and curator emeritus of the collection of ancient Near Eastern art at the National Museum in Warsaw. In over four decades of his archaeological work, he took part in excavations at most of the sites […]

  • Saqqara: discovery of a royal official’s tomb

    The tomb of an official responsible for secret documents in the royal chancellery during the reign of the first pharaohs of the Sixth Dynasty (c. 2300 BC) was discovered in Saqqara by an expedition of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, the University of Warsaw. During the autumn season of 2021, excavations were conducted within […]

  • The UW emergency initiatives for Ukraine

    Many actions have been organized at the University of Warsaw in aid of refugees from Ukraine. They include collections of, among others, food and basic necessities. Free legal aid is also available. Students, doctoral candidates and employees of the University of Warsaw join actions to help the Ukrainian community. This support is provided both to […]