Departed

  • Mahmoud El-Tayeb (1957–2024)

    With unspoken sadness, we share the news that Prof. Mahmoud El-Tayeb, our dear Friend, Colleague, and exceptional Person, passed away on June 12th. We still cannot bring ourselves to speak of Him in the past tense… We extend our heartfelt condolences to his Family and Loved Ones. The funeral will be held on Friday, June […]

  • Rafał Czerner (1958–2024)

    We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Prof. Dr. Eng. arch. Rafał Czerner. He was an architect and researcher of ancient architecture, with research interests including modern and medieval architecture, ancient architecture and the conservation of archaeological sites. Professor Czerner was a lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture at the Wrocław University […]

  • Rudolf de Jong (1958–2024)

    It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Dr. Rudolf de Jong, Director of the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo. His scholarly interests lay in the dialectology of the Arabic language, but he was formost a beloved figure, cherished by his friends and employees for his kindness and dedication. Our deepest condolences go […]

  • María Eugenia Aubet Semmler (1943–2024)

    We have received the sad news that Professor Dr. María Eugenia Aubet Semmler passed away on Saturday, 17th of February 2024. She was the long-time director of the Spanish excavations in Tyre, Lebanon, and a leading specialist in the field of Phoenician-Punic studies. Professor M.E. Aubet, Emeritus Chair of Prehistory at Pompeu Fabra University in […]

  • Marek Tycjan Olszewski (1962–2024)

    We were saddened by the death of Dr. Marek Tycjan Olszewski, archaeologist, expert in ancient art, assistant professor at the Faculty of Archaeology, University of Warsaw. Marek Tycjan Olszewski was particularly interested in the study of visual arts in Greco-Roman culture, especially mosaic representations, the interpretation of which he devoted many scientific works. Among other […]

  • In Memoriam Ibrahim Musa Mohammed Hamdon

    It is with a heavy heart and profound sorrow that we extend our condolences on the passing of Professor Ibrahim Musa Mohammed Hamdon (1953–2024), General Director of the Sudanese National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums (NCAM) and professor of archaeology at Neelain University. Professor Musa was not only a distinguished academic but also a leader […]

  • Shota Mamuladze (1952–2024)

    We deeply mourn the sudden passing on 10 January 2024 of Shota Mamuladze, Professor Emeritus of Archaeology at Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University, the Co-Director and Friend of the Polish-Georgian Gonio-Apsaros Expedition. Professor Shota Mamuladze was a distinguished archaeologist, museum scientist, specialist in the archaeology of Georgia, head of the study of one of the […]

  • Stan Hendrickx (1954-2023)

    We were deeply saddened by the news that Professor Stan Hendrickx, a long-time friend of the Polish archaeological community and valued permanent member of the Editorial Board of the journal “Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean”, passed away on 27 December 2023 at the age of 69. Stan Hendrickx was a Belgian Egyptologist specialized in Predynastic […]

  • In Memoriam Amiran Kakhidze

    It is with deep regret that we received the news that our colleague and friend of the Polish-Georgian Gonio-Apsaros Expedition, former Director of the Archaeological Museum in Batumi, Professor of Archaeology Amiran Kakhidze, died suddenly on 10 November 2023. Professor Amiran Kakhidze was a distinguished archaeologist, museum scientist, and specialist in the archaeology of Georgia. […]

  • Beata Madaj (1964–2023)

    With sadness, we received the news of the passing of Beata Madaj, a long-time employee of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw. She had been working at the University of Warsaw for three decades. In 2001, she transferred to the PCMA administration from the University of Warsaw Bursary. At the PCMA, she […]

  • Zsolt Kiss (1942–2023)

    We were saddened to learn of the death of Prof. Zsolt Kiss. As a graduate of Mediterranean archaeology at the University of Warsaw, he was a student of Prof. Kazimierz Michałowski. His scientific interests focused mainly on the iconography of the Greco-Roman period in Egypt. He pursued them during his many years of work at […]

  • Karol Piasecki (1952–2023)

    With the passing of Prof. Karol Piasecki, the archaeological community has lost an outstanding personality and a versatile scholar working in physical and historical anthropology and American studies, but also a skilled ornithologist and local guide. Piasecki graduated from the Department of Biology at the University of Warsaw but his doctoral dissertation was already devoted […]