Discovery of crocodile remains in the ancient Egyptian tombs
The expedition from the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archeology discovered nine cloth-wrapped crocodile heads in mortuary complexes in the Theban Necropolis. It is the first of its kind discovery of reptiles’ remains within the tombs of people. The research work is conducted under the Polish Archeological Expedition to North Assasif “Asasif Project”.
Effects of the first fieldwork season in Old Dongola
The team of ERC Starting Grant "UMMA – Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capital city", headed by Dr. Artur Obłuski, organized a workshop to summarize the results of the first fieldwork season in Old Dongola. The archeologists have developed the urban plan of the city.
Fieldwork for the ERC grant “UMMA” project has begun
The first excavation season of the “UMMA – Urban Metamorphosis of the community of a Medieval African capitality”project has just begun. It is founded by the European Research Council. In 2017, Dr. Artur Obłuski from UW won a ERC grant in order to analyze the transformation process of the city of Dongolafrom an important Christian centre, the capital of the kingdom of Makuria, into a Muslim city.
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