Events

  • UNESCO Fellowships in Archaeology and Conservation

    Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw is one of the partners in a programme offering fellowships in Poland for conservators and archaeologists from Near Eastern and north African countries. The programme is co-sponsored by the Polish UNESCO Committee and Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The scholarships of the UNESCO/ Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships […]

  • Lecture: Feasts Fit for Pharaohs

    An open lecture “Feasts Fit for Pharaohs: Food and Drink in Ancient Egypt”  by Prof. Salima Ikram, Distinguished Professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo  will be held on the occasion of “The International Conference on Food and Drink in Egypt and Sudan Throughout History”, focusing on the continuity and innovations that have […]

  • Conference on approaches to studying food and drink in past societies

    The Institut français d’archéologie orientale and Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology Research Center in Cairo are organizing an international conference on food and drink in Egypt and Sudan throughout history, focusing on the continuity and innovations that have occurred at times of change. Whether political, religious, cultural or environmental, drastic transformations have often left their […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Gift for the PCMA RC Cairo book collection

    We would like to express our sincere gratitude to Eng. Samir Abadir, who gave his collection of maps of the Nile Valley to our book collection. As he joined the list of the donors, a plate with his name was put on the wall at the entrance to the reading room. About the book collection

  • 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 […]

  • PolAr lecture in Cairo: House H1 in Marea

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture “House H1 and the History of Marea on Lake Mareotis” by Dr. Dagmara Wielgosz-Rondolino and Dr. Mariusz Gwiazda. The lecture will be held on Tuesday, 23rd January, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo, 11, Mahallah St., Heliopolis.  Abstract The Institute of […]

  • Al-Subiyah

    Al-Subiyah As-Sabbiya Al-Sabiyah Most interesting finds: – exceptional type of tomb – so-called tumulus with outer ring wall (tumuli SB 100, SB 102) – elongated stone platforms of presumed ritual or symbolic purpose (e.g. SB 68, SM 22) – beads of semi-precious stones – carnelian, agate (e.g. SB 65), chrysoprase (SB 49), lapis lazuli (SMQ […]