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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, […]

  • Inauguration of the Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum

    The Khartoum branch of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA) will open on 27 February 2018. More than 50 years ago Polish archaeologists took part in the UNESCO international campaign to save the monuments of Nubia. Prof. Kazimierz Michałowski and Stefan Jakobielski led a team that discovered the cathedrals at Faras […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]