Author Archives

  • Monograph on excavations in El-Zuma (Sudan) published by Brill

    A three-volume monograph on the cemetery in El-Zuma (Sudan) has been published by Brill and is available in Open Access. The research was conducted by an expedition from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) and the National Corporation of Antiquities and Museums in Khartoum directed by Assoc. Prof. […]

  • PCMA Seminar: Emerald mines in Wadi Sikait (Egypt)

    The upcoming “PCMA Seminar” will feature an online presentation by Dr. Joan Oller Guzmán from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona entitled “Rolling in the deep: last results of the survey and documentation of the emerald mines in Wadi Sikait”. This project has been carried out in cooperation with the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University […]

  • Polish Society of African Studies award for Mariusz Drzewiecki’s book

    A book by Dr. Mariusz Drzewiecki from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archeology of the University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) received the award of the Polish Society of African Studies for the best publication on African studies in 2020. The publication entitled “Fortresses of Upper Nubia in the light of archaeological and ethnological researches” (in […]

  • PCMA scholar’s seminar: In the footsteps of Hadrian

    This week’s seminar at the PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo will feature research by PCMA scholarship holder Urszula Laska. Her presentation is entitled “In the footsteps of Hadrian. A short journey through the Roman Empire“. Abstract: Hadrian took over the Roman Empire at the time of its greatest territorial extent and flourishing economic situation. […]

  • PCMA scholar’s seminar: Population diversity in Soba

    The latest seminar at the PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo will feature research by PCMA scholarship holder Joanna Ciesielska. She will present on the subject of “Preliminary investigation of population diversity in the capital of the medieval kingdom of Alwa“. Abstract: In the sixth century CE Nubia, approximately the territory of modern Sudan, was […]

  • UW Rector’s distinction for Dr. Agata Deptuła

    Among the laureates of this year’s distinctions of the Rector of the University of Warsaw is Dr. Agata Deptuła from CAŚ UW. The prize is awarded to academics who distinguish themselves with scientific and teaching achievements. Dr. Deptuła specializes in Greek epigraphy and Nubiology. She is a mamber of the ERC grant team “UMMA – […]

  • Save the date: “Poles on the Nile” conference

    The annual archaeological conference “Poles on the Nile” will be held on 21st–23rd June 2021. Due to the pandemic situation, last year’s edition had to be cancelled. For the same reasons, the organizers: the Department of Archaeology of Egypt and Nubia, Faculty of Archaeology of the University of Warsaw and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology […]

  • Job offer: adjunct at the PCMA UW

    The Director of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw announces a competition for the position of adjunct with a doctoral degree. The candidate should have experience in archaeological work at sites from the Roman and Byzantine periods, as well as in research on the archaeology of the Levant. Detailed information […]

  • PCMA scholar’s seminar: Fishes in the end of islamic period in Egypt

    Another seminar at the PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo will present the project of PCMA scholarship holder Alicja Jurgielewicz. Her talk is entitled  “Fish and fishing at the end of the Islamic period in Egypt. Preparation, preservation and trade“. Abstract: Fish and fishing have been an important sector of Egypt’s economy since Antiquity. Changes […]

  • PCMA Seminar: Naqlun. Old issues, new directions

    The latest in the “PCMA Seminar” series will be an online presentation of the newly resumed research project at Naqlun in Egypt. The seminar, entitled “Naqlun. Old issues, new directions” will be hosted by Dr. Robert Mahler (PCMA UW, expedition director), with Magdalena Skarżyńska (PCMA UW, conservator) and Joanna Wysocka (PhD student at the Institute […]