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Holders of scholarships and special grants in Egypt and Poland

EGYPT

The Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland grants scholarships for the academic year to candidates from the field of archaeology and history of the Near East, Egypt and Sudan: doctoral candidates researching their dissertation and senior-year students working on their MA thesis.

A number of short-term scholarships is granted each year to researchers and senior-year students to prepare the documentation of study collections in the field at various sites.

6-month scholarships:
  • Dawid Wieczorek, PhD candidate (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    PhD thesis: Building dipinti in the Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir el-Bahari (supervisor: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec)
5-month scholarships:
  • Ewa Kuciewicz, PhD candidate (Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University)
    PhD thesis: Anthropomorphic representations in the rock art of Dakhla Oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt (supervisor: Prof. Krzysztof M. Ciałowicz)
  • Karolina Majdzik, eng. arch. (Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Conservation of architectural monuments, techniques and practical application on monuments from Deir el-Bahari, Marina el-Alamein, Kom el-Dikka (scientific guidance: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner)
  • Dorota Mazanek, PhD candidate (Center for Research on the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe, University of Warsaw)
    PhD thesis: Glass vs. pottery: repertoire of glass vessel forms from Polish excavations in Paphos on Cyprus (1st century BC–5th century AD) compared with contemporary ceramic shapes (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Jolanta Młynarczyk)
  • Piotr Sójka, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Sacral architecture of the Middle Kingdom (scientific guidance: Prof.  Karol Myśliwiec)
  • Magdalena Włodarska, MA (freelance)
    PhD thesis: Glass vs. pottery: repertoire of glass vessel forms from Polish excavations in Paphos on Cyprus (1st century BC–5th century AD) compared with contemporary ceramic shapes (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Jolanta Młynarczyk)
4-month scholarships:
  • Piotr Czerkwiński, PhD candidate (Center for Research on the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe, University of Warsaw)
    PhD thesis: Prosopography and genealogy of Theban priestly families of the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth Dynasties (supervisor: Prof. Adam Łukaszewicz)
  • Wojciech Ejsmond, MA (freelance)
    Research topic: Historical topography of the Upper Egypt in the Predynastic and Archaic Periods (scientific guidance: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec)
  • Anna Kubicka, eng. arch. (Wrocław University of Technology)
    Research topic: Conservation of architectural monuments, techniques and practical application on the grounds of monuments from Deir el-Bahari, Marina el-Alamein, Kom el-Dikka (scientific guidance: Assoc. Prof. Rafał Czerner)
3-month scholarships:
  • Cezary Baka, student (Paris University Sorbonne — Paris IV)
    Research topic: Settlement patterns in the Nile Delta in the Old Kingdom (scientific guidance: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec)
  • Kinga Grygowska, MA (freelance)
    Research topic: Representations of jewelry in wall paintings, reliefs and statuary of the New Kingdom (scientific guidance: Prof. Mariusz Mieczarek)
  • Aleksandra Hallmann-Mikołajczak, PhD candidate (freelance)
    PhD thesis: Representations of private dress in Egyptian art of the Twenty-fifth through Thirty-first Dynasties (supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ewa Laskowska-Kusztal)
  • Agata Smilgin, MA (freelance)
    Research topic: Documentation and reconstruction of sandstone sphinxes of Hatshepsut in Deir el-Bahari (Mission Director: Dr. Zbigniew E. Szafrański)
  • Anna Zawadzińska, PhD candidate (Center for Research on the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe, University of Warsaw)
    PhD thesis: Ceramic imports from the Mediterranean at Kom el-Dikka in Alexandria in the 11th–15th century (Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Jolanta Młynarczyk)
2-month scholarships:
  • Anna Drzymuchowska MA (freelance)
    Research topic: Documentation of the ceramic material from the excavations in Marea in Egypt (Mission Director: Krzysztof Babraj)
  • Larysa Gidzińska, student (Interdepartmental Individual Humanistic Studies, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Royal sepulchral architecture vs. rock-cut nobles tomb architecture from the Old and Middle Kingdom (scientific guidance: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec)
  • Anastasiya Haliyeuskaya, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Sacral and sepulchral architecture of the New Kingdom (scientific guidance: Dr. Mirosław Barwik)
  • Łukasz Jarmużek, MA (freelance)
    Research topic: Study of archaeological material of the Polish-Slovak Mission in Tell el-Retaba (Mission Director: Dr. Sławomir Rzepka)
  • Katarzyna Kapiec, MA (freelance)
    Research topic: Forms of Horus Behedety in the Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir el-Bahari taking into account especially winged solar discuses compared to representations from other Theban temples of the early Eighteenth Dynasty (scientific guidance: Dr. Zbigniew E. Szafrański)
  • Natalia Małecka, student (Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University)
    Research topic: Ports and waterfronts in Ancient Egypt (scientific guidance: Prof. Joachim Śliwa)
  • Joanna Rądkowska, MA (freelance)
    Research topic: Documentation of current excavations in the 4th–5th century harbor temple in Berenike on the Red Sea coast (Mission Director: Iwona Zych)
  • Marcin Romaniuk, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Domestic architecture in the Eastern Mediterranean from the late Iron Age through the end of antiquity (scientific guidance: Dr. Tomasz Waliszewski)
  • Monika Więch, MA (freelance)
    Research topic: Documentation of pottery finds from current excavations in Berenike on the Red Sea coast (Mission Director: Iwona Zych)
  • Bartosz Wójcik, MA (freelance)
    Research topic: Documentation of sailing ropes and knots from the excavations in Berenike on the Red Sea coast and ethnoarchaeological survey in search of modern parallels among the Red Sea Bedouin (Mission Director: Iwona Zych)
1-month scholarships:
  • Anna Kotarba-Morley, PhD candidate (University of Oxford)
    Research topic: Geoarchaeological research in the harbor basin and around the site of Berenike on the Red Sea coast (Mission Director: Iwona Zych)
  • Katarzyna Pawłowska, student (Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw)
    Research topic: Documentation of pottery and small finds from current excavations in Berenike on the Red Sea coast (Mission Director: Iwona Zych)

POLAND

The Kazimierz Michałowski documentation scholarships :
  • Jakub Brochocki, MA
    Subject: Digitizing and visualizing of architectural features from the excavations in Tell Arbid and Tell Rad Shakra (Syria) and Bahra 1 (Kuwait) (Mission Director: Assoc. Prof. Piotr Bieliński)
  • Agnieszka Kowalska, MA
    Subject: Preparing documentation for the publication: Saqqara V. Old Kingdom Structures Between the Step Pyramid and the Dry Moat (Mission Director: Prof. Karol Myśliwiec)
  • mgr Agnieszka Kozieł-Dzwonek
    Subject: Digitizing and database registry of finds from excavations in the Marina el-Alamein in Egypt 1987–2005 and relevant ceramic parallels from Kom el-Dikka in Alexandria (Supervisor: Prof. Wiktor Andrzej Daszewski, Dr. Grzegorz Majcherek)