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  • Smelting Indian steel – an archaeological experiment

    An attempt at reconstructing the process of smelting ancient Indian steel will be made during an experiment at the State Archaeological Museum in Warsaw. It will be held as part of the metallurgic panel during the Red Sea 8 conference  organized by the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw. The panel will take […]

  • The Lion of Palmyra is PCMA new logo

    The lion is widely recognized as a symbol of strength and dignity, and this aspect of its meaning remains similar throughout the whole area of PCMA activities, regardless of the culture and period in question. It is therefore well-suited to stand for an institution with a scope of work covering parts of three continents and […]

  • CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Scholarships from the PCMA

    As in previous years, the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw offers scholarships for young scientists wishing to do research in Egypt. Their projects must pertain to the archaeology and history of Egypt, Sudan and the neighboring regions. Funding is provided by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. All students and […]

  • PCMA–IFAO fellowship in Cairo

    Celebrating 80 years of French–Polish cooperation in archaeology, the Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw Research Center in Cairo (RC PCMA) invite applications for a 15-months Post-Doctoral Fellowship starting 1 October 2017 until 31 December 2018. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will organize an international two-day seminar/workshop on a […]

  • Season’s Greetings !

    Best wishes for a Happy Holiday Season and a Joyful New Year from the staff of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology University of Warsaw

  • Press conference on Palmyra

    Specialists representing the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw have just returned from Palmyra (Syria). They were there on a reconnesaince to assess the damage to ancient monuments, especially those once excavated and conserved by a Polish archaeological mission. They will relate their experience during a press conference which will be held at […]

  • Opening of the Abu Simbel Salvage Documentation Center

    During the annual Sun Festival at Abu Simbel an opening ceremony of a new Abu Simbel Salvage Documentation Center was held. On this occasion, the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw presented this institution with photographs commemorating the participation of Professor Kazimierz Michałowski in the salvage project. Prof. Michałowski, nestor of Polish Mediterranean […]

  • PCMA scholarships 2016/2017

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw will grant scholarships to young scholars for research projects related to the archaeology and history of Egypt, Sudan and the neighboring regions. The scholarships are based in the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo and are funded by a special subsidy from the Polish Ministry of Science […]

  • School named after Professor Kazimierz Michałowski

    The founder of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, was elected as patron of gymnasium (middle school) in Podkowa Leśna near Warsaw. Professor Michałowski was among several distinguished citizens of the town proposed as candidates for the school’s patron by local citizen’s organizations.   All guests speaking at the name-giving ceremony were […]