Khartoum Unit News

  • 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, […]

  • PCMA welcomes ERC grant team

    The PCMA welcomes new staff members – the team of dr Artur Obłuski’s ERC grant „UMMA – Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capital city”. The team began work this June with a series of workshops focused on developing a documentation system for the new project. The project’s site recording system will […]

  • Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum is now open

    Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum is the second foreign research centre of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA). The opening ceremony took place in the gardens of the National Museum in Khartoum. It was hosted by Mohamed Abou Zaid Mustafa, Minister of Tourism, Antiquities and Wildlife, and Dr. Abdelrahman Ali Mohamed, […]

  • Inauguration of the Polish Archaeological Unit in Khartoum

    The Khartoum branch of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA) will open on 27 February 2018. More than 50 years ago Polish archaeologists took part in the UNESCO international campaign to save the monuments of Nubia. Prof. Kazimierz Michałowski and Stefan Jakobielski led a team that discovered the cathedrals at Faras […]