The following information is published on behalf of the The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw and concerns the upcoming conference “Polacy na Bliskim Wschodzie” (Poles in the Near East) 2018 that will be held between June 8-9th 2018 at University of Warsaw. Further reading in Polish.
Archaeologists reconstructed the face of a wealthy Wari noblewoman who was buried 1200 years ago at the age of at least 60 in a tomb located in El Castillo de Huarmey, Peru, with rich goods, such as jewellery, flasks, and weaving tools made of gold.
A team of Armenian and Polish archaeologists has made new discoveries at Metsamor, Sout-West Armenia, uncovering graves and artefacts dating back to 8-6th centuries BC.
Large piece of gold and a golden earring were discovered among other artefact during this season of excavations in a Roman legionary fort at Novae, near Svishtov, Bulgaria.
An international team of Polish and Georgian archaeologist working in the Roman military fort in Apsarsos, near Gonio, Georgia, uncovered a house with an inner courtyard with private baths and latrines, that is believed to belong to the garrison commander.
Archaeologists discovered megalithic structures, barrows and unusual stone structures dating back 5000 years in the Berget el-Sheb are of Western Desert in Egypt.
Polish archaeologist search for traces of Inca presence in the Machu Picchu area in Peru, diving into lakes located above 4100 metres within the Andes.
Archaeologists conducted chemical analysis on 1200-years-old remains of females from a tomb dating to the the pre-Incan Wari empire, revealing they could have been local to the area.
Archaeologists uncovered remains of a mud-brick building foundations at Tell el-Rataba, Egypt, suggesting that they may have supported a multi-storey structure, measuring even up to 15 metres.
Numerous carved blocks covered with Egyptian hieroglyphs being stored in a museum warehouse were identified by an archaeologists as remains of temple belonging to Thutmose I (1504-1492 BC), a Pharaoh of the 3rd dynasty (1549/1550-1292 BC).
After the civil war turmoil ended archaeologists returned to Ptolemais in Libya, an ancient Roman trading port. New discoveries were made at the site, including a hoard of silver and bronze coins and a vast villa covered with elaborate mosaics.
Archaeologists have uncovered at least four 2400-years-old female heads made out of ceramic, at an ancient waste dump within the ancient town of Porphyreon, located in modern-day Jiyeh, Lebanon.
Polish archaeologists discovered remains of over 200 settlement sites, including villages and an ancient city, in the region of Northern Mesopotamia located in modern Iraqi Kurdistan.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the ancient city of Nea Paphos, Cyprus, discovered remains of the oldest buildings at the site, dating back 2400 years.
After 50 years of excavations, the site of Kom el-Dikka, where archaeologists unearthed the ancient district of Alexandria, Egypt, has been opened by the public. The remains of buildings are dated to 332 BC when the city was founded by Alexander the Great.
Polish bioarchaeologists, studying the skeletal remains ranging from Neolithic to modern times from Mesopotamia in search for signs of trauma, discovered that physical violence was possibly not so common as the historic sources might suggest.
Warsaw Mummy Project is the largest scientific venture ever undertaken in Poland to study the mummies belonging to the collection of the National Museum in Warsaw. We would like to closer present the details behind the research of one of Archaeofeed’s 2016 Archaeology Award winners.
Nearly 40 graves of the local elite were discovered by Polish archaeologists at the Norre Sandegard Vest site, Danish island of Bornholm. This burial ground, dated to between 6th-7th cent., is one of the richest in whole Denmark.
Polish archaeologists discovered a unique graveyard in the Affad Basin, northern Sudan, which contains graves of people in the close vicinity of cow and sheep burials. The site is dated to Neolithic about 6000 years ago.
Mid-January is the moment that our Staff would like to announce the 2016 Archaeological Awards for projects undertaken in Poland and worldwide. It is time to announce the research projects that our site would like to award for their contribution in archaeology, expanding our knowledge about the past, crossing new frontiers, and preservation of the cultural heritage.