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  • Deir el-Bahari: The opening of the Main Sanctuary of Amun-Re in the Temple of Hatshepsut

    Another part of the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari will be available to the public. The opening ceremony of the Main Sanctuary of Amun-Re and the Ptolemaic Portico preceding it will take place on 9 December 2017 at 2 p.m. The ceremony will be hosted by the Egyptian Ministry of State for Antiquities, represented […]

  • 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 […]

  • Call for Papers for conference: Conference on Approaches to Studying Food and Drink in Egypt and Sudan

    The Institut français d’archéologie orientale and Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, Research Centre in Cairo are organising an international conference on food and drink in Egypt and Sudan throughout history, focusing on the continuity and innovations that have occurred at times of change. It will be held in Cairo, on March 21–23, […]