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  • Virtual Nubia: visit a medieval monastery on your screen

    “Virtual Nubia” is a portal that allows you to walk into medieval monasteries in Sudan without leaving home. Archaeologists from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) have digitally reconstructed buildings that can now be visited on the computer screen. Polish scholars have extensive experience in research on medieval […]

  • Berenike: Roman port, Indian monkeys, and bones in 3D

    Information about the discovery of monkeys imported from India and buried in the Egyptian port of Berenike aroused great media attention around the world, from the Spanish edition of National Geographic to the British The Sun. This discovery is the result of research by the American-Polish archaeological expedition under the auspices of the Polish Centre […]

  • Positions filled in the OPUS 18 grant

    The results were announced of two calls for positions related to the project MA-P Maloutena and Agora in the layout of Paphos: modelling the cityscape of the Hellenistic and Roman capital of Cyprus. Dr. Małgorzata Kajzer was accepted for the position of adjunct, while Paweł Lech, M.A., received a scholarship affiliated with the project. They […]

  • Exhibition marking 100 years of archaeology at the University of Warsaw

    The Magna Scientia Antiquitatis. 100 years of archaeology at the University of Warsaw exhibition shows the scope of archaeological work conducted around the world by researchers from the University of Warsaw. It was officially opened on 2nd September 2020 during an open-air vernissage. The opening’s guests were welcomed by Prof. Alojzy Nowak, the Rector of […]

  • Visit of the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities of the Arab Republic of Egypt

    The Egyptian delegation was headed by H.E. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities. The Minister met with Prof. Alojzy Nowak, Rector of the University of Warsaw, Dr. Anna Budzanowska, Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the heads of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw and of […]

  • Sonatina 4 grant for research at the PCMA UW

    We are pleased to announce that a project funded with a newly-awarded National Science Center grant Sonatina 4 will be carried out at the PCMA UW. The research project, directed by Dr. Kamila W. Nocoń, is entitled “Production and consumption of kitchen ware from the Paphos Agora Project excavations in Cyprus in the middle and […]

  • Another chance for PCMA scholarship

    The Scholarship Committee has decided to extend to issue an additional call for applications for PCMA Scholarships in Egypt. The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) offers scholarships for scientists wishing to conduct research in Egypt. The scholarships have been awarded since the 1990s, with funds allocated by the Polish National […]

  • Further extension of roster work for PCMA staff

    The roster system for some of the PCMA UW employees, adopted on May 25, has been prolonged by another month, until August 31. Non-academic staff works at the PCMA UW office two days a week, from 9 am to 3 pm. Some of the academic staff also joined the roster system, however, most continue to […]

  • Photographic reminiscences by Waldek Jerke: “My Near East”

    We bring you another past exhibition related to the work of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw. It is “My Middle East”, a collection of photographic impressions by photographer Waldemar Jerke, who has been working for several decades at the PCMA. The exhibition was presented several times in 2007–2012. As […]