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  • PolAr lecture in Cairo: Recent Discoveries at Qubbet el-Hawa

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture: Recent Discoveries at Qubbet el-Hawa by Prof. Martin Bommas, Director of the Museum of Ancient Cultures and Director of the Qubbet el-Hawa Research Project Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. Abstract: In 2016, the Qubbet el-Hawa Research Project started at a site below the upper […]

  • Articles in PAM given DOI numbers

    All recent articles in our annual journal Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean have been given DOI numbers. This is good news both for our authors and for our readers. The DOI numbers are unique digial object identifiers, which enable locating sources of electronic versions of pubications (see https://www.doi.org/ ). The DOI numbers have been attached […]

  • A temple from the 6th millennium BC? New discoveries in Kuwait

    New discoveries at the Bahra 1 site show that this settlement from the 6th millennium BC was more developed than any other site from this period known from the Gulf region. This year, the Kuwaiti-Polish Archaeological Mission headed by Prof. Piotr Bieliński from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw in co-operation with […]

  • Cytadela i teren przylegający z meczetem, który przed 1316 r. był salą tronową (fot. S. Lenarczyk)

    Start of fieldwork for the ERC grant “UMMA” project

    The first excavation season of the project “UMMA – Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capital city” has just begun. It is founded by a European Research Council Starting Grant awarded to Dr Artur Obłuski from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW). It involves a 5-year program […]

  • Announcement: Leader of PCMA UW archaeological project in Ethiopia

    In connection with the establishing of a cooperation between the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, and the University of Mekelle (Ethiopia), we are seeking a highly motivated individual wishing to start research in Ethiopia as a leader of a PCMA UW project in the archeology of Ethiopia (from the Axum period to […]

  • PolAr lecture in Cairo: The Power of the Apostles in Egypt and Nubia

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo invites to an open lecture: “The Power of the Apostles in Egypt and Nubia. New Comments on Mediaeval Wall Paintings” by Magdalena Łaptaś (Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw). Abstract: The twelve Apostles were chosen by Christ as his disciples. The number twelve had special meaning as, after the […]

  • PCMA–IFAO fellowship in Cairo

    The Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA) invite applications for a 16-months Post-Doctoral Fellowship, starting 1 March 2019 until 30 June 2020. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will organize an international two-day Seminar/Workshop on a subject in relation with Ancient and Medieval Northeastern Africa (Egypt and/or Nubia), […]

  • UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme in Archaeology and Conservation

    Beginning this October fellows of the second UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme in Archaeology and Conservation begin their training in Poland. Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology (PCMA), University of Warsaw is a partner in the programme. The programme, co-organized by UNESCO, the Polish National Commission for UNESCO, the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, is […]

  • Annual Archaeobotany in Egypt Meeting

    The PCMA Research Centre in Cairo and Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) are co-organizing the second scientific meeting on archaeobotanical research in Egypt. The meeting will gather archaeobotanists and specialists in similar disciplines who work in Egypt. They will convene in the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo on 26th September 2018. The program includes presentations […]

  • Award for exhibition “The vizier’s house of eternity”

    In the 12th edition of competition “Wierzba (Willow) – Mazovian Museum Events” organized by the Mazowieckie Voivodship Marshal’s Office in cooperation with the Mazovian Branch of the Polish Museologists Association the exhibition was awarded the first prize for the most interesting exhibition in a large museum. The exhibition “The vizier’s house of eternity. The tomb […]

  • Dr. Artur Obłuski new acting director of the PCMA

    As of 1st August 2018 Dr Artur Obłuski is the acting director of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology. He will be charged with this function for a year, while Ptof. Tomasz Waliszewski is on leave. Dr Obłuski is a Nubiologist actively involved with the PCMA for over a decade. Since 2015 he is the […]

  • Workshop on pottery from the Bayuda desert

    An international workshop on the pottery from the Bayuda desert in Sudan will take place in Gdańsk this July. The event is organized by the Gdańsk Archaeological Museum, the Heritage Protection Fund and the PCMA Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum.  The three-day workshop will focus on presentations of actual ceramic materials and discussions of their chronology, […]