Promo image for the lecture from the 'Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology' Facebook page, January 3, 2018 - Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology official Facebook
CAIRO – 6 January 2018: A lecture at the Polish Center of Mediterranean Archaeology in Cairo will discuss the latest findings from archaeological excavations at Lake Mareotis on January 23, 2018.
The talk will be given by Dr. Dagmara Wielgosz-Rondolino and Dr. Mariusz Gwiazda. They will discuss the most recent findings at the Marea site, which is located 40 km from Alexandria. The excavations were conducted by the Institute of Archaeology of the University of Warsaw in collaboration with the Archaeological Museum in Cracow and the Polish Center of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw since 2014, and are primarily focused on a residential building, Sector H1. The excavated building is the first of its kind at the site thus far and has been extensively studied, revealing interesting details about the location.
The building was first constructed in the sixth century AD, with renovations extending into the eighth century.
Dagmara Wielgosz-Rondolino is a researcher and lecturer from the University of Warsaw's Institute of Archaeology. She has excavated in Cyprus's Polis Chrysochous site, Syria's Palmyra site, Turkey's Sagalassos site and the Marea site in Egypt, and she specializes in studies of ancient marbles. Mariusz Gwiazda is a specialist of the Greco-Roman Near East and Late Antiquity Period, with a particular focus on ancient dwellings, and is part of the Polish Center of Mediterranean Archaeology. She has been part of the Polish team excavating in Marea since 2014 and has also worked across other archeological expeditions in Egypt, Lebanon and Turkey.