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Dr Grażyna Bąkowska-Czerner

Dr Grażyna Bąkowska-Czerner


Since 2011 - Assistant Professor at the Jagiellonian University (The Centre of Comparative Civilisation Studies);
2006-2011 - Assistant Professor at the Institute of Archaeology of the University of Rzeszów;
2004 - PhD in Archaeology at the Jagiellonian University;
1998 - MA in Archaeology at the Jagiellonian University;
Scholarships in Italy (1996/1997, 2001, 2002, 2002-2003, 2012 – Rome, Turin, Venice), in Egypt (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002), in England (2006- London);
Visiting Researcher: University of Warsaw (2010), Ca' Foscari University of Venice (2012), Turin University (2012);
Member of the International Association of Egyptologists and International Society for Nubian Studies.


Academic interests

  • the art and archaeology of ancient Egypt (particularly the Greco-Roman period);
  • Meroitic pottery;
  • magical gems.

Selected publications

  • 2017, Roman Baths in Marina el –Alamein, (with R. Czerner), [in:] Collective Baths in Egypt 2. New Discoveries and Perspectives, B. Redon (ed.), Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale, Études urbaines 10-2017, Le Caire, 173-192.
  • 2017, Worship and places of worship in the Greco-Roman town at Marina el-Alamein, (with R. Czerner), [in:] Proceedings of the XI International Congress of Egyptologist. Florence, Italy 23-30 August 2015 Florence Egyptian Museum, G. Rosati, M. C. Guidotti (eds), Archaeopress Egyptology 19, Oxford, 140-147.
  • 2003-2017, Marina el-Alamein. Conservation Work. (2002-2009) (with S. Medeksza, R. Czerner), "Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean" nos. 14-25 (Reports 2002-2015), nos. 20-25 (Research 2008, 2009), Warsaw.
  • 2015, Thot on Magical Gems, [in:] The Wisdom of Thoth. Magical Text in Ancient Mediterranean Civilisations, G. Bąkowska-Czerner, A. Roccati, A. Świerzowska (eds), Archaeopress, Oxford, 3-14.
  • 2015, Meroitic Pottery from Napata. The Hellenistic Influence, [in:] Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Egyptologist, University of the Aegean, Rhodes, 22-29 May 2008, vol. II, P. Kousoulis, N. Lazardi (eds), Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 241, Peeters, Leuven, 65-76. 
  • 2015, Forms and Decoration of Greco-Roman Houses from Marina el-Alamein, (with S. Medeksza, R. Czerner), [in:] Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Egyptologist, University of the Aegean, Rhodes, 22-29 May 2008, vol. I, P. Kousoulis, N. Lazardi (eds), "Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta" 241, Peeters, Leuven, 1739-1758. 
  • 2015, Le influenze dell’Occidente romano sull’antica citta’ di Marina el-Alamein in Egitto,(with R. Czerner), [in:] L’Africa romana. Monumenti di continuita’ e rottura: bilancio di trent’anni di convegni L’Africa romana, Atti del Convegno Internazionale (Alghero 26-29.09.2013), P. Ruggeri (ed.), Caracci, Roma, 1617-1630.
  • 2015, Some Remarks on Meroitic Pottery from Jebel Barkal/Napata, [in:] The Kushite World. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference for Meroitic Studies Vienne, 1-4 September 2008, M.H. Zach (ed.), “Beiträge zur Sudanforschung” 9, 455-464.
  • 2014, Meroitic Kingship and the Water: the Case of Napata (B2200) (with E. Ciampini), [in:] The Fourth Cataract and Beyond. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference for Nubian Studies, J. R. Anderson, D.A. Welsby (eds), British Museum Publications on Egypt and Sudan 1, Peeters, Leuven, 695-701.
  • 2014, Marina El-Alamein in eta' tardoantica:l'edilizia residenziale, [in:] La Villa restaurata e i nuovi studi sull'edilizia residenziale tardoantica, Atti del Convegno internazionale del CISEM, Piazza Armerina 7-10 novembre 2012, P. Pensabene, C. Sfameni (eds), Edipuglia, Bari, 313-321.

Research projects

  • 2001 – 2014 – Polish-Egyptian Conservation Mission to Marina El-Alamein (Egypt) in Cooperation with: Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw, Wrocław University of Technology and Ministry of State for Antiquities of the Arab Republic of Egypt.
  • 2004 – 2014 – Italian Archaeological Mission Gebel Barkal (Sudan) in collaboration with: University La Sapienza, Rome, University Ca' Foscari Venice and National Corporation for Antiquities and Museum of Sudan.
  • 2008 – Machu Picchu, Perú, Polish Archaeological and Conservation Mission - Centre for Precolumbian Studies of the University of Warsaw and Archaeological Park Machu Picchu.

Other achievements

  • Scholarships in Italy (1996/1997, 2001, 2002-2003- scholarship from the Italian government - Rome, Turin, Venice);
  • Scholarships from the Egyptian government (1999-2004 r.);
  • Lanckoronski Foundation scholarships (2006 – London, 2012 – Rome);
  • Dig-sites: Locry (Italy), Nea Pafos (Cyprus), Bet Gemal (Israel), Tell el Farcha, Cairo, Alexandria, Marina el Alamein (Egypt), Gebel Barkal/Napata (Sudan), Machu Picchu (Peru), Chersonesos (Ukraine);
  • Research fellowships: Warsaw University (2010), Ca Foscari University, Venice (2012), Turin University (2012).