Events

  • Andrzej Reiche (1951–2022)

    We were saddened to hear the news of the death of Andrzej Reiche, an archaeologist specializing in the Near East and curator emeritus of the collection of ancient Near Eastern art at the National Museum in Warsaw. In over four decades of his archaeological work, he took part in excavations at most of the sites […]

  • Saqqara: discovery of a royal official’s tomb

    The tomb of an official responsible for secret documents in the royal chancellery during the reign of the first pharaohs of the Sixth Dynasty (c. 2300 BC) was discovered in Saqqara by an expedition of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, the University of Warsaw. During the autumn season of 2021, excavations were conducted within […]

  • Job offer: architect in the “Kyriakós oíkos?” project

    The Director of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw announces a competition for the position of adjunct with a PhD degree in the NCN SONATA BIS 11 project no. 202142/E/HS3/00381 titled “Kyriakós oíkos? A diachronic conceptualization of space and function in medieval Nubian churches”. The project seeks an architect with […]

  • Archaeo-Oriental Studies Seminar: “Nubian Authorities in Painted Church Decoration”

    A seminar by the Archaeo-Oriental Studies Research Group at the University of Warsaw will feature a lecture by Assoc. Prof. Dobrochna Zielińska from the Faculty of Archaeology, University of Warsaw, entitled “Nubian Authorities in Painted Church Decoration”. Abstract: “Monumental representations of Nubian authorities are one of the most characteristic features of Nubian art. This tradition […]

  • Aleksandra Majewska (1943–2022)

    We have received the sad news of the death of Aleksandra Majewska, the retired curator of the Egyptian Collection in the Gallery of Ancient Art at the National Museum in Warsaw. She collaborated with the Polish Centre for Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw on many occassions and took part in excavations at the […]

  • PCMA Seminar: Decolonizing the conservation of built heritage in Egypt

    In April, the PCMA Seminars focus on collaborative archaeology and heritage studies. The second lecture in the “Heritage Month” series will be “Decolonizing the conservation of built heritage in Egypt”  presented by Dr. Hossam Mahdy. Dr Hossam Mahdy is a Consultant of Conservation of Built Heritage and the President of International Committee on Vernacular Architecture […]

  • Workshop: Mortuary practices in post-Roman Berenike

    Archaeological expedition working in Berenike (Egypt) is organizing a presentation of the latest results of the research on funerary customs in this Red Sea port. The workshop entitled “Mortuary practices in the post-Roman Red Sea port of Berenike and the Eastern Desert (Egypt and Sudan)” will be held online. Abstract: “During the last excavation season, […]

  • Archaeo-Oriental Studies Seminar: “Old Dongola – bioarchaeological studies”

    A seminar by the Archaeo-Oriental Studies Research Group at the University of Warsaw will feature a lecture by Dr. Robert Stark from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw: “Old Dongola – bioarchaeological studies”. Abstract: „Located along the banks of the Nile between the third and fourth cataracts, the site of Old Dongola […]

  • Lecture series: Virtual journey to archaeological Tigray

    A series of lectures on the most important archaeological sites in north Ethiopia will be made available via Zoom. The three-day seminar “A virtual journey in the archaeological Tigray, Ethiopia” is part of a general course “the Archaeology of Ancient Ethiopia: the Aksumite Culture and Civilization” delivered by Dr. Michela Gaudiello of the Polish Centre […]

  • Save the date: conference “Poles on the Nile”

    The next edition of the conference on Polish archaeological research along the Nile Valley will take place on 20-22 June 2022. The conference “Poles on the Nile” is co-organized by the Department of Archaeology of Egypt and Nubia, Faculty of Archaeology, University of Warsaw and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw. The […]