Prof. Karol Myśliwiec celebrates a jubilee

Prof. Karol Myśliwiec, archeologist and egyptologist, correspondent member of the Polish Academy of Sciences and director of the Academy’s Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures, member of the Scientific Council of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw and of the Centre’s PAM Editorial Committee, head and participant of many archaeological expeditions in Egypt and discoverer of the oldest pharaonic necropolis west of the Step Pyramid of Djeser in Saqqara, celebrates his 70th birthday.
The ceremony held at the Academy in Warsaw on 15 November 2013 was attended by a host of associates and disciples of the professor, his family and enthusiasts. Professor Myśliwiec’s scientific career and achievements were recalled in a laudation and in numerous addresses from the heads of cooperating institutions, emphasizing also the Professor’s contribution to the development and publication of Polish archaeological and egyptological research.
Professor Myśliwiec received also a commemorative medal issued by the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences on the 60th anniversary of the establishment of that Institute. The jubilee volume of IKSiO PAN’s journal Etudes et Travaux, prepared specially for the jubilee, contains more than 60 scientific articles on topics related to t he archaeology of not only ancient Egypt, but also the entire Mediterranean region.

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