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  • Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum is now open

    Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum is the second foreign research centre of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA). The opening ceremony took place in the gardens of the National Museum in Khartoum. It was hosted by Mohamed Abou Zaid Mustafa, Minister of Tourism, Antiquities and Wildlife, and Dr. Abdelrahman Ali Mohamed, […]

  • Gift for the PCMA RC Cairo book collection

    We would like to express our sincere gratitude to Eng. Samir Abadir, who gave his collection of maps of the Nile Valley to our book collection. As he joined the list of the donors, a plate with his name was put on the wall at the entrance to the reading room. About the book collection

  • Job for archaeologist

    Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology is currently seeking an Archeologist to join our ERC Starting Grant “UMMA. Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capital city” GA no. 759926 (http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/212336_en.html) team studying the twilight of Dongola, capital of the Christian kingdom of Makuria and its metamorphosis into a Muslim city-state. We are looking […]

  • PolAr lecture in Cairo: House H1 in Marea

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture “House H1 and the History of Marea on Lake Mareotis” by Dr. Dagmara Wielgosz-Rondolino and Dr. Mariusz Gwiazda. The lecture will be held on Tuesday, 23rd January, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo, 11, Mahallah St., Heliopolis.  Abstract The Institute of […]

  • Exhibition: The vizier’s house of eternity. The tomb of Merefnebef and its discoverer

    We have the pleasure to invite you to an exhibition presenting one of the most important discoveries made by the mission of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology UW in Saqqara (Egypt), organized by PCMA UW in cooperation with the State Archaeological Museum in Warsaw and the Polish-Egyptian Archaeological Mission Saqqara. Thirty years have passed […]

  • PolAr lecture in Cairo: The female figurines

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture: „The female figurines in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo”, by Marwa Abdel Razek (The Egyptian Museum in Cairo), a Doctorate Candidate in the Faculty of Archaeology of Cairo University. Abstract: From the Early Dynastic Period female figurines appeared with body details. As a result of that, the figurines […]

  • New agreement for cooperation with Kuwait

    An agreement for archaeological cooperation has been signed between the National Council of Culture Arts and Letters of the State of Kuwait and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw. For the next five years the Kuwaiti–Polish Archaeological Mission will work on several projects in Northern Kuwait and Failaka Island. The Kuwaiti–Polish Archaeological […]

  • PolAr lecture in Cairo: Monks and Plants

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture: Monks and Plants: An Archaeobotanical Study of Monastic Egypt, by Dr Mennat-Allah El Dorry, PCMA–IFAO postdoctoral fellow. Plants are at the heart of daily activities in the pre-plastic world. The study of archaeobotanical plant remains provides an insight into agricultural practices, trade of plant-based […]

  • Fresh from the printing press: Bahra 1. Excavations in 2014 and 2015

    The PCMA mission in Kuwait has just received copies of their latest publication “Bahra 1. Excavations in 2014 and 2015. Preliminary Report on the Sixth and Seventh Seasons of Kuwaiti–Polish Archaeological Investigations”. It is the second report on results of research at that Chalcolithic-period settlement in Northern Kuwait prepared by the Kuwaiti–Polish Archaeological Mission. The […]