Iwona Zych

  • Iwona Liliana Zych, MA

    Deputy Director of the PCMA
    Editor-in-chief of the Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean journal
    i.zych(at)uw.edu.pl
    Phone: +48 22 55 313 28

Research interests:

  • funerary customs and necropoleis in the Mediterranean in the Graeco-Roman period
  • wooden artifacts from Graeco-Roman Egypt ‒ interpretation of function, workshop patterns and socio-economic aspects of use
  • Hellenistic and Roman clay oil lamps (studies on the origins and socio-economic aspects of use)
  • reconstruction of the spatial and urban planning of the Hellenistic and Roman harbor in Berenike on the Red Sea
Professional career

Education

1986 Master’s thesis at the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw entitled “Funerary customs on Cyprus in the Roman period”

Positions and functions

since 1997 Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw, editor-in-chief of the Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean journal; since 2015 Deputy Director

1997–2004 head translator and head of the translations department at CASE Consumer Enquiry and Market Research

1997 head of the marketing department at the RAMPA Theater in Warsaw; executive director of the Spanish Music Festival “La Fiesta”

1992–1996 senior copy editor and translator at The Warsaw Voice magazine

1990–1995 National Museum in Warsaw, assistant to the Director; since 1993 head of the marketing department

1987 assistant (volunteer) at the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw

Research projects

PhD dissertation in preparation “Society, trade and workshop patterns as reflected by the worked wood assemblage from the monastic site in Naqlun, Egypt”

since 2008 co-direction of the excavations in Berenike on the Red Sea (joint project of the University of Delaware and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw)

2009–2010 bibliographic database of worked wood from Egypt, 1st to 15th century AD, prepared for the Institut français d’archéologie orientale in Cairo as part of the “Objets d’Egypte” program (available online at http://www.ifao.egnet.net/bases/bois/)

2008–2010 coordinator of the worked wood section in the “Objets d’Egypte” program (1st–15th century AD) of the Institut français d’archéologie orientale in Cairo

2006 Cemetery C in Naqlun, as part of the excavations directed by Prof. W. Godlewski

1997 Graeco-Roman necropolis in Marina el-Alamein, Egypt (as part of the final publication with Prof. W.A. Daszewski)

Other archaeological experience

2001, 2008–2015 Polish-American mission in Berenike, Egypt; since 2008 as co-director of the project; archaeologist, creation and management of databases, study of clay lamps, worked wood and small finds

1988–1990, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001–2002, 2005, 2007–2009, 2014 excavations at Kom el-Dikka in Alexandria, Egypt; archaeologist, creation and management of databases, study of worked wood, coffins, clay lamps and painted plasters

1989, 1999, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 excavations in Naqlun, Egypt; archaeologist, study of worked wood and coffins

2006 Marina el-Alamein Site Presentation Project (MASP ARCE-EAP Project), Egypt; director of archaeological work, study of clay lamps and small finds

1997–2007 archaeological mission to Marina el-Alamein, Egypt; deputy director of excavations, creation and management of databases, study of worked wood and lead artifacts – coffins, clay lamps and other

1990 archaeological excavations in Tell Atrib (Egypt); archaeologist

1981–1986, 2003 archaeological excavations in Nea Paphos, Cyprus; archaeologist and student-trainee

Scholarships, grants, awards

2014 Principal Investigator of the National Science Centre grant no. 2014/13/N/HS3/04400 for 2015–2016: “Religious practices and beliefs in the ‘Red Land’: religious building complexes and cult objects from the port of Berenike as a manifestation of the religiousness of the population of the Egyptian Red Sea coast and Eastern Desert from the mid 3rd century BC to the early 6th century AD” (Investigator: Joanna K. Rądkowska, MA)

2009 scholarship of the Institut français d’archéologie orientale in Cairo (1 month)

2003 individual award of the Rector of the University in Warsaw

2002 scholarship of the Lanckoronski Foundation in London (2 months)

1998 individual award of the Rector of the University in Warsaw

1988, 1989, 1990 1-year scholarships of the Egyptian government

Scientific bibliography

Chapters in edited volumes

2016 Zych, I., A monastic library at Nekloni? In A. Łajtar, A. Obłuski, and I. Zych (eds), Aegyptus et Nubia christiana. The Włodzimierz Godlewski jubilee volume on the occasion of his 70th birthday (pp. 307–312). Warsaw: PCMA

2012 Daszewski, W.A. and Zych, I., Child burials of the Roman period in the necropolis of Marina el-Alamein, Egypt. In M.-D. Nenna (ed.), L’enfant et la mort dans l’Antiquité II. Types de tombes et traitement du corps des enfants dans l’Antiquité gréco-romaine. Actes de la table ronde internationale organisée à Alexandrie, Centre d’études alexandrines, 12–14 novembre 2009 (pp. 283–292). Alexandria: Centre d’études alexandrines

2011 Sidebotham, S.E. and Zych, I., Conclusion. In S.E. Sidebotham and I. Zych (eds), Berenike 2008–2009: Report on the excavations at Berenike, including a survey in the Eastern Desert (pp. 175–177). Warsaw: PCMA

2011 Sidebotham, S.E. and Zych, I., Excavations. In S.E. Sidebotham and I. Zych (eds), Berenike 2008–2009: Report on the excavations at Berenike, including a survey in the Eastern Desert (pp. 25–57). Warsaw: PCMA

2011 Zych, I., Finds. In S.E. Sidebotham and I. Zych (eds), Berenike 2008–2009: Report on the excavations at Berenike, including a survey in the Eastern Desert (pp. 117–162). Warsaw: PCMA

2011 Zych, I., Finds collection and registry system. In S.E. Sidebotham and I. Zych (eds), Berenike 2008–2009: Report on the excavations at Berenike, including a survey in the Eastern Desert (pp. 173–174). Warsaw: PCMA

2011 Herbich, T., van der Osten, H., and Zych, I., Geophysics applied to the investigation of Graeco-Roman coastal towns west of Alexandria: The case of Marina el-Alamein. In H. Meyza and I. Zych (eds), Classica orientalia: Essays presented to Wiktor Andrzej Daszewski on his 75th birthday (pp. 209–231). Warsaw: PCMA; DiG

2011 Sidebotham, S.E. and Zych, I., Introduction and acknowledgements. In S.E. Sidebotham and I. Zych (eds), Berenike 2008–2009: Report on the excavations at Berenike, including a survey in the Eastern Desert (pp. 9–10). Warsaw: PCMA

2011 Majcherek, G. and Zych, I., The evidence for Cretan presence in the ancient town of Marina el-Alamein. In H. Meyza and I. Zych (eds), Classica orientalia: Essays presented to Wiktor Andrzej Daszewski on his 75th birthday (pp. 357–378). Warsaw: PCMA

2010 Zych, I., Tomb T13 in the ancient Roman harbor town of Marina el-Alamein – a special burial place. In J. Kościuk (ed.), Non solum villae: ksie̢ga jubileuszowa ofiarowana profesorowi Stanisławowi Medekszy (pp. 329–343). Wrocław: Oficyna Wydawnicza Politechniki Wrocławskiej

Scientific articles

2016 Sidebotham, S.E. and Zych, I., Results of the winter 2014–2015 excavations at Berenike Egypt & related fieldwork in the Eastern Desert. Journal of Indian Ocean Archaeology, 12, 1–34

2016 Zych, I., Sidebotham, S.E., Hense, M., Rądkowska, J.K., and Woźniak, M., Archaeological fieldwork in Berenike in 2014 and 2015: from Hellenistic rock-cut installations to abandoned temple ruins. Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean, 25, 315–348

2015 Zych, I. and Herbich, T., Magnetic prospection in the service of uncovering the Hellenistic and Roman port of Berenike on the Red Sea in Egypt. Archaeologia Polona, 53, 95–118

2014 Zych, I., Rądkowska, J.K., Crespo Liñeiro, N., and Sidebotham, S.E., The “Square Feature” in the harbor: excavations in Berenike 2010–2011, Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean, 23/1, 247–264

2013 Krogulska, M. and Zych, I., Roman clay lantern from Bijan Island (Iraq). Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean, 22, 651–662

2013 Rądkowska, J.K., Sidebotham, S.E., and Zych, I., The late Roman harbor temple of Berenike. Results of the 2010 season of excavations. Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean, 22, 209–228

2012 Sidebotham, S.E. and Zych, I., Berenike: Archaeological fieldwork at a Ptolemaic-Roman port on the Red Sea coast of Egypt 2011–2012. Sahara, 23, 29–48

2012 Sidebotham, S.E. and Zych, I., Results of fieldwork at Berenike: A Ptolemaic-Roman port on the Red Sea coast of Egypt, 2008–2010. Topoi Supplément, 11, 133–157

2012 Zieliński, J. and Zych, I., On the collection of wooden finds from Naqlun again. Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean, 21, 244–250

2011 Zych, I., Gifts for the afterlife: Evidence of mortuary practices on the necropolis at Marina el-Alamein. Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean, 20, 619–632

2011 Sidebotham, S.E. and Zych, I., Berenike: Egypt’s Red Sea gateway to the east. Egyptian Archaeology, 39, 18–20

2010 Sidebotham, S.E. and Zych, I., Berenike: Archaeological fieldwork at a Ptolemaic-Roman port on the Red Sea coast of Egypt 2008–2010. Sahara, 21, 7–25

2009 Sidebotham, S.E. and Zych, I., Excavations at Berenike 2009. Journal of Indian Ocean Archaeology, 5, 107–110

2008 Zych, I., Cemetery C in Naqlun: Preliminary report on the excavation in 2006. Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean, 18, 230–246

2008 Zych, I., Obłuski, A., and Wicenciak, U., Marina el-Alamein Site Presentation Project (ARCE/EAP): Preliminary archaeological report. Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean, 18, 83–100

2007 Daszewski, W.A., Zych, I., Bąkowska, G., and Błaszczyk, A., Marina el-Alamein. Excavation report, 2005. Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean, 17, 75–97

2005 Zych, I., A wooden pyxis lid from far away? Études et Travaux, 20, 315–318

2005 Zych, I., Wooden coffins from Cemetery A in Naqlun. Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean, 16, 211–221

2004 Zych, I., Marina el-Alamein: Some ancient terracotta lamps from Marina. Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean, 15, 77–90

2003 Zych, I., Wooden and leaden coffins from the Graeco-Roman burial ground of Marina el-Alamein. Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean, 14, 72–83

2003 Zych, I., Wooden coffins from the Moslem cemetery at Kom el-Dikka. Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean, 14, 32–37

2001 Daszewski, W.A., Majcherek, G., el-Wakil, A.L., and Zych, I., Note on an archaeological site near El Dab’a on the northwestern coast of Egypt. Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean, 12, 77–83

2000 Zych, I., Note on the collection of wooden finds from Naqlun. Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean, 11, 145–149

1993 Zych, I., A note on the collection of wooden objects from the Polish excavations at Kom el-Dikka in Alexandria. Bulletin de la Société Archéologique d’Alexandrie, 45, 413–427

1990 Daszewski, W.A, Majcherek, G., Sztetyłło, Z., and Zych, I., Excavations at Marina el-Alamein 1987–1988. Mitteilungen des Deutschen Instituts für Ägyptische Altertumskunde in Kairo, 46, 15–51

Other publications

2015 Meyza, H., and Zych, I., Nea Paphos 1965–2015: 50 Years of Polish Excavations. Warsaw: Polish Embassy in Nicosia and PCMA; and catalog of the exhibition under the same title shown in the Cyprus Museum in Nicosia

1993 Godlewski, W., and Zych, I., Galeria Faras: przewodnik [The Faras Gallery: a guide]. Warszawa: Muzeum Narodowe

1987 Zych, I., Afryka rzymska: uzupełnienie do wystawy Sekcji Afryki Północnej KNMA zatytułowanej „Wyprawa Africa ’86”, Warszawa: Uniwersytet Warszawski

Edited volumes

2016 Łajtar, A., Obłuski, A., and Zych, I. (eds), Aegyptus et Nubia Christiana. The Włodzimierz Godlewski Jubilee Volume on the Occasion of his 70th Birthday. Warsaw: PCMA

2015 scientific editor of Archaeologia Polona, vol. 53: Special Theme – Archaeological Prospection

2014 scientific editor of Welc, F., Faience Objects. Tell Atrib 1985–1995 IV (=PAM Monograph Series 4). Warsaw: PCMA, IKŚiO PAN, Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego

2011 Meyza, H. and Zych, I. (eds), Classica orientalia: Essays presented to Wiktor Andrzej Daszewski on his 75th birthday. Warsaw: PCMA, DiG

2011 Sidebotham, S.E. and Zych, I. (eds), Berenike 2008–2009: Report on the excavations at Berenike, including a survey in the Eastern Desert (=PCMA Excavation Series 1). Warsaw: PCMA

Other editorial work

  • language verification and preparation of materials for subsequent volumes of the Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean journal, collaborator since the first volume published in 1990, since 1999 editor, since 2008 managing editor, since 2012 editor-in-chief
  • since 2006 managing editor, and since 2014 editor-in-chief of the supplements to the Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean (book series): PAM Supplement Series, PAM Monograph Series, PCMA Excavation Series, PCMA Archaeological Guides
  • since 1998 technical editing and preparation of materials for all publications of the PCMA
  • 2012 editorial and technical preparation and coordination of the publication of the book “Krycha” presented to Krystyna Polaczek
  • 2012 technical editing and coordination of the publication of the book “Starożytna Aleksandria. Polskie badania archeologiczne i prace konserwatorskie na Kom el-Dikka” [Ancient Alexandria. Polish archaeological and conservation work at Kom el-Dikka]
  • 2007 scientific editing of the “Newsletter 2006” containing reports on the Centre’s work in 2006 (electronic and print versions); scientific editing of the articles published in the following issues of the electronic “PCMA Newsletter”
Conferences

Presentations

2016 PCMA reporting conference, Warsaw
Paper: “Berenike: podsumowanie stanu badań nad założeniem portowym w okresie wczesnorzymskim” [Berenike: summary of the state of research on the harbor in the early Roman period]

2016 Roman Archaeology Conference 12, Rome
Paper: “The lived experience at Berenike during the time of the Periplus”

2016 “Berenike and its Antecedents on the Red Sea Coast” Conference, Cairo
Paper: “The archaeology of the port of Berenike on the Egyptian coast of the Red Sea: progress report 2008–2015
Poster: “Berenike: The city and its temples”
Poster (with M. Więch, IKŚiO PAN, and M. Krueger, UAM): “The Berenike Lamps — a project of identification”

2016 The Eastern Desert of Egypt during the Graeco-Roman period: Archaeological Results, Paris
Paper: “Death in Berenike: the excavated evidence for burial practices in the Ptolemaic and Roman harbor”

2016 Exchange of Goods and Ideas. Long Distance Trade in Asia in the 1st Millennium, Warsaw
Paper: “Traveling oil lamps. The view from the Red Sea harbor of Berenike”

2016 Mobiliers d’Égypte. Archéologie et textes de l’époque hellénistique à la période mamelouke, Cairo
Paper: “Early Roman worked wood in the Red Sea harbor of Berenike”

2016 The Alexandria International Conference on Maritime and Underwater Archaeology celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Central Department of Underwater Archaeology (CDUA), Alexandria
Paper: “The lost harbor of Berenike: a review of the evidence for the location of the port

2015 5th International Congress of the International Lychnological Association, Sibiu
Paper (with M. Więch, IKŚiO PAN, and M. Krueger, UAM): “The Berenike Lamp Project: a threefold approach to identifying lamp origins”

2015 “Greco-Roman Cities at the Crossroads of Cultures” Conference, Wrocław
Paper 1: “From a Hellenistic fort to a Roman trade emporium: the topography of Berenike on the Red Sea”
Paper 2: “Marina el-Alamein Site Presentation Project (MASP) ARCE-EAP 2006: contribution of the archaeological salvage program”

2015 XI International Conference of Egyptologists, Florence
Paper: “The harbor of Berenike: reconstructing an ancient port landscape”

2015 ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies Forty Second International Conference, Oxford
Paper (with J. Rądkowska): “The late Roman Lotus Temple in Berenike: a case study of archaeological evidence for ritual activity of an unidentified cult in the Red Sea area”

2015 “Poles on the Nile” conference, Warsaw
Paper: “Średnie Państwo w Berenike” [The Middle Kingdom in Berenike]

2015 Red Sea VII Conference, Naples
Paper (with J. Rądkowska): “Exotic cults in the temple at Berenike?”

2014 “Poles on the Nile” conference, Warsaw
Paper (with R. Kucharczyk): “Berenike 2014: nowe dane do rekonstrukcji miejskiego krajobrazu portu w I i II w. n.e. Aneks: Świadectwo szkieł znalezionych na śmietniku” [Berenike 2014: new data for the reconstruction of the city landscape of the harbor in the 1st and 2nd century AD. Annex: The testimony of glass found in the rubbish dump]

2014 “Burial and Mortuary Practices in Late Period and Graeco-Roman Egypt” International Conference, Budapest
Paper (with M. Osypińska and S.E. Sidebotham): “Burials at the Red Sea harbor of Berenike”

2014 Table ronde “Constituer la tombe, honorer les défunts en Méditerranée hellénistique et romaine”, Alexandria
Paper: “Rituals at the necropolis: funerary and commemorative. The evidence from the Graeco-Roman cemetery at Marina el-Alamein (Egypt)”

2014 Geophysics conference, London and “Metody geofizyczne w archeologii” Conference, Kraków
Poster (with T. Herbich): “New findings following the magnetic survey of the port city of Berenike on the Red Sea/Nowe odkrycia w Berenike nad Morzem Czerwonym: wyniki wielosezonowej prospekcji metodą magnetyczną”

2014 International colloquium “Les mobiliers archéologiques dans leur contexte, de la Gaule à l’Orient méditerranéen: fonctions et statuts”, Poitiers
Paper (with J. Rądkowska): “The ‘Lotus Temple’ assemblage: two phases of cultic and ritual activities in the 4th and 5th century AD (Berenike on the Red Sea)”
Poster (with R. Kucharczyk): “Traps of residuality? What is early Roman glass doing in late Roman trash”

2013 “Poles on the Nile” conference, Warsaw
Paper: “Temenos w porcie Berenike – wstępne wyniki badań w sezonie 2013” [Temenos in the harbor of Berenike – preliminary results of research in the 2013 season]

2013 Workshop “From the Red Sea to the Gulf: New directions in the PCMA archaeological research”, Warsaw
Paper: “The setting for South Arabian presence in Berenike – results of excavations”

2012 “Poles on the Nile” conference, Warsaw
Paper (with M. Woźniak and J. Rądkowska): “Fort i świątynia pełna lotosów: badania polsko-amerykańskiej misji archeologicznej w Berenike nad Morzem Czerwonym” [The fort and temple full of lotuses: work of the Polish-American archaeological mission in Berenike on the Red Sea]

2012 Lecture “Reconstructing an ancient landscape: Excavations at the Red Sea port of Berenike” at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo

2011 “Poles on the Nile” conference, Warsaw
Paper (with A. Kotarba-Morley): “Berenike 2011: nowe badania w zatoce portowej” [Berenike 2011: new research in the harbor bay]

2010 International Colloquium “Landscape Archaeology. Egypt and the Mediterranean World”, Cairo
Paper (with T. Herbich and S.E. Sidebotham): “The urban landscape of the Berenike harbor over time: geophysical research”

2010 Scientific session “Deir el-Naqlun in the monastic landscape of Egypt”, Warsaw
Paper: “Coffin-making in medieval Naqlun”

2010 “Poles on the Nile” conference, Warsaw
Paper (with J. Rądkowska and M. Woźniak): “Porty Berenike po wykopaliskach w 2010 roku – stan badań i perspektywy badawcze” [The harbors of Berenike after excavations in 2010 – state of research and research perspectives]

2010 Seminar of the ZAŚ PAN “W poszukiwaniu ptolemejskiego portu. Trzy sezony badań misji polsko-amerykańskiej w Berenike nad Morzem Czerwonym” [In search of a Ptolemaic harbor. Three seasons of excavations by the Polish-American mission in Berenike on the Red Sea]

2009 Table ronde “L’Enfant et la Mort dans l’Antiquite”, Alexandria
Paper (with W.A. Daszewski): “Marina el-Alamein. Child burials, Roman period”

2009 3rd International Congress of the International Lychnological Association, Heidelberg
Paper 1: “The lamp assemblage from Polish excavations in Marina el-Alamein in Egypt – imports from outside Egypt vs. local production”
Paper 2 (with M. Krogulska): “Roman clay lantern from Bijan Island (Iraq) – how unique is it?”

2009 “Poles on the Nile” conference, Warsaw
Paper (with J. Rądkowska and T. Herbich): “Berenike 2009: W poszukiwaniu portu” [Berenike 2009: In search of the harbor]

2008 Session of the IFAO program “Objets d’Egypte”, Alexandria
Paper 1: “Worked wood from dated excavations in Egypt, 1st–15th century”
Paper 2: “Worked wood bibliographic database”

2008 Tenth International Congress of Coptic Studies, Cairo
Paper: “Locking up a monastery II: Keys and locks”

2008“Poles on the Nile” conference, Warsaw
Paper: “Berenike (misja amerykańsko-polska). Najnowsze badania geofizyczne w poszukiwaniu ptolemejskiej przystani” [Berenike (Polish-American mission). The latest geophysical survey in search of the Ptolemaic harbor]

2008 “Domestic Architecture in the Ancient World, 4th century BC – 1st century AD” Conference, Vienna
Paper: “Vestiges of first-century AD domestic architecture in Marina el-Alamein”

2006 2nd International Congress of the International Lychnological Association, Zalau
Paper: “Cretan lamps from Marina el-Alamein”

2005 International session of the PCMA “Graves and Scholars”, Warsaw
Paper: “Dary w zaświaty – świadectwa rytuałów pogrzebowych na nekropoli w Marina el-Alamein” [Gifts for the afterlife – testimonies of funerary rituals on the necropolis in Marina el-Alamein]

2004 Eighth International Congress of Coptic Studies, Paris
Paper: “Locking up a monastery”

2003 1st International Congress on Ancient Lighting Devices, Nyon
Poster: “Lamps from Marina el-Alamein”

Organization

2013 Workshop “From the Red Sea to the Gulf: New directions in the PCMA archaeological research”, Warsaw; co-organizer

2006 11th International Conference of Nubian Studies, Warsaw; co-organizer

2005 “Graves and Scholars”, scientific session organized by the PCMA, Warsaw; initiator and chief organizer

Membership in scientific organizations
  • member of the International Lychnological Association (since 2003, since 2005 Member of the Committee, since 2015 President)
  • member of the International Association of Coptic Studies (since 2008)
  • member of the International Association of Egyptologists (since 2010)
Popularization work
  • 2016 Lecture “The fortunes and misfortunes of Berenike: a Red Sea harbor in the making”,  Egyptian World Seminar Series, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge
  • 2016 Lecture “Milionerzy znad Morza Czerwonego — imperialne interesy w starożytnym rzymskim handlu z Indiami” [Millionaires on the Red Sea — Imperial business in the ancient Roman trade with India] as part of the Night of Lectures “Discover UW!” on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the University of Warsaw
  • 2016 Talking about ancient Alexandria as part of the Family Picnic “Discover UW!” on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the University of Warsaw
  • 2016 Lecture at the University in Mekelle (Ethiopia) “The Gods of Berenike: a multicultural setting”, preceded by the presentation “Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology: Discoveries and research”
  • since 2014 (with J. Rądkowska, A. Dzwonek and T. Witkowska) editing and translation of posts published on the Facebook page of the Berenike Project
  • 2013 Lecture “W porcie słoni: polsko-amerykańskie wykopaliska w Berenike nad Morzem Czerwonym” [In the elephant harbor: Polish-American excavations in Berenike on the Red Sea] in the B. Prus Academic Bookshop in Warsaw
  • 2013 Lecture “Świątynie i kościoły – nowe badania PCMA w Egipcie i Sudanie” [Temples and churches – new research of the PCMA in Egypt and Sudan] at the 13th Archaeology Days in Warsaw
  • 2010 Lecture for the Polish diaspora in Hurghada (Egypt) “W porcie słoni: polsko-amerykańskie wykopaliska w Berenike nad Morzem Czerwonym” [In the elephant harbor: Polish-American excavations in Berenike on the Red Sea]
  • 2008 Lecture for the students of archaeology at the University of Rzeszów “Czym handlowano w Rzymie?” [What was traded in Rome?]
  • 2006 Lecture at the Research Centre in Cairo “Marina el-Alamein – Roman town and harbor”
Other

Translation activity

Numerous translations into English of scientific and popular publications, including those pertaining to her research area, since 1983, among others: J. Młynarczyk, Hellenistic Nea Paphos (1990); W. Kołątaj, Alexandria VI. The Baths on Kom el-Dikka (1992); M. Popko, Religions of Asia Minor (1995); W. Godlewski, Pachoras. The Cathedrals of Aetios, Paulos and Petros, The Architecture (2006); T.I. Rzeuska, Saqqara. The Late Kingdom Pottery (2006); H. Szymańska and K. Babraj, Marea (2008); K. Myśliwiec et alii, Saqqara III. The Upper Necropolis (2008); P. Taracha, Religions of Second Millennium Anatolia (2009); T. Waliszewski, Elaion: Olive Oil Production in Roman and Byzantine Syria-Palestine (2014); numerous articles and reports translations of texts from other areas: most recently 2015: (with Aleksandra Zych) Norman Davies, Trail of Hope: The Anders Army, An Odyssey Across Three Continents / Szlak Nadziei: Armia Andersa. Marsz przez trzy kontynenty, Warsaw: Rosikon Press / Osprey Publishing

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