• Khaled el Assad (1934-2015)

    With deep sorrow we have learned of the brutal execution on 18 August 2015 of Khaled el-Assad, longtime director of antiquities in Palmyra and colleague and friend of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology UW. He was killed by DAESH militants. For forty years, from 1963 to 2003, Khaled el Assad directed the Museum in […]

  • Prof. Stanisław Medeksza 1942-2011

    Our colleague and longtime associate at the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw, Prof. Stanisław Medeksza passed away on 10 September 2011 after a long illness. Professor Medeksza, long dean of the Faculty of Architecture of the Wrocław University of Technology, was a known expert on ancient architecture and co-founder of […]