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dr Andrzej Ćwiek

E-mail: andrzejcwiek@yahoo.com

amu.academia.edu/AndrzejCwiek
 

RESEARCH PROFILE

Specialization in Egyptian Archaeology

  • Ideology of kingship and its realization in the architecture and art. 
  • Royal mortuary complexes of the Old and Middle Kingdoms, and New Kingdom 'Mansions of millions of years' in a broad context.
  • Architecture, statuary, and relief decoration of the temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari. 
  • Royal iconography. 
  • Palaeography of hieroglyphic signs.
  • Middle and New Kingdom tombs at Western Thebes.


EDUCATION & CAREER
 
2004 Adam Mickiewicz University, Institute of Prehistory, assistant professor
University of Warsaw, Faculty of History, PhD in archaeology 
2001 Thesis: Relief Decoration in the Royal Funerary Complexes of the Old Kingdom. Studies in the Development, Scene Content and Iconography.
2001  Adam Mickiewicz University, Institute of Prehistory lecturer
2001 Poznań Archaeological Museum, curator of Egyptian gallery
1994-1995 Department of Mediterranean Archaeology, assistant
Polish Academy of Sciences 
1994 ... University of Warsaw, Institute of Archaeology, MA in archaeology
Thesis: Minor Step Pyramids.

 

PUBLICATIONS

2013 

Powstanie państwa faraonów (Emergence of the Pharaonic state), in: J. Banaszkiewicz, M. Kara, H. Mamzer (eds.), Instytucja "wczesnego państwa" w perspektywie wielości i różnorodności kultur (Institution of an 'early state' in the perspective of multiplicity and diversity of cultures), Poznań 2013, 137-149

2012 

Gry planszowe w starożytnym Egipcie (Board games in ancient Egypt), in: A. Stempin (ed.), Magia gry – sztuka rywalizacji (Magic of game – art of competition) Poznań 2012, 121-124

2010 

A. Ćwiek, P. Silska, Łęki Małe a Giza. Refleksja metodologiczna (Łęki Małe and Giza. Methodological thoughts), in: J. Wrzesiński, W. Dzieduszycki (eds.), "Po owocach poznacie ich...". Funeralia lednickie, Spotkanie 12, Poznań 2010, 251-259

2009 

The bzn-substance, in: J. Popielska, J. Iwaszczuk (eds.), Proceedings of the Fifth Central European Conference of Egyptologists, Pułtusk 22-24 June 2009, Pułtusk, 2009 51-53.

Fate of Seth in the Temple of Hatshepsut, Etudes et Travaux 22, 2009, 37-60

2008 

Religia starożytnego Egiptu (Ancient Egyptian religion), in: K. Pilarczyk, J. Drabina (eds.), Religie Starożytnego Bliskiego Wschodu (Religions of the ancient Near East), Kraków 2008, 27-110

History of the Third Dynasty. Another Update on the Kings and Monuments, in: H. Vymazalová, M. Bárta (eds.), Chronology and Archaeology in Ancient Egypt (The Third Millennium B.C.), Prague, 87-103. 

Ideology of nemes and khat at Deir el-Bahari, in: P. Kousoulis (ed.), Tenth International Congress of Egyptologists. Rhodes 22-29 May 2008. Abstracts of Papers, Rhodes 2008, 52.

A. Ćwiek, M. Sankiewicz, The Scene of ‘Going Round the Wall’ on the North Wall of 
the Portico of the Birth, Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean XVIII. Reports 2006, 2008, 290-294.

2007 

Red, Yellow, and Pink. Ideology of Skin Hues at Deir el-Bahari, Fontes Archeologici Posnanienses 43, 2007, 22-50.

Król Hatszepsut (King Hatshepsut), National Geographic (Polish edition), September 2007, 2-17. 

2005 

Śmierć i życie w starożytnym Egipcie [Death and life in ancient Egypt], Poznań 2005. 

2003 

Relief Decoration in the Royal Funerary Complexes of the Old Kingdom. Studies in the Development, Scene Content and Iconography, PhD Diss., University of Warsaw 2003.[www.academia.edu]

2001 

Jak budowano egipskie piramidy? [How the Egyptian pyramids were built?], Poznań. 2001 

2000 

The stratigraphy of West Saqqara. Preliminary remarks, Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean XI. Reports 1999, 2000, 109-117. 

1998 

Fayum in the Old Kingdom, Göttinger Miszellen 160, 1998, 17-22. 

Date and Function of the So-called Minor Step Pyramids, Göttinger Miszellen 162, 1998, 39-52.
 

CONFERENCES

2012 

Sztuka naskalna w perspektywie polskich doświadczeń badawczych, Poznań Archaeological Museum, April  13th -14th, 2012, paper: Faraonowie na pustyni. Sztuka naskalna okresu dynastycznego w Egipcie.

VIth Central European Conference of Egyptologists. Egypt 2012: Perspectives of Research, Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, July 5th-7th , 2012, paper: Red and Black World.

Even Sky is Not the Limit! Konferencja TEDx, Wyższa Szkoła Bankowa, Wrocław, September 20th, 2012,  paper: Jak zarządzano budową piramid.

Instytucja "wczesnego państwa" w perspektywie wielości i różnorodności kultur, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, 15-16 November 15th-16th, 2012, paper: Powstanie państwa faraonów.

2011 

Polacy nad Nilem 2011, Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw, June 16th, 2011, paper: Tajemnica w świątyni Hatszepsut.

Annual Meeting of CIPEG/ICOM. Ethics of Collecting, Poznań Archaeological Museum, September 1st-4th, 2011 - conference organizator; paper: Ethics of Sharing.

2010 

Ancient Egypt at Present. Experience and Experiment, University of Wales, Swansea, May 8th-10th, 2010, paper: Limestone Speaking. Experience and Experiment in the Field.

Abusir and Saqqara in the Year 2010, Charles University, Prague, 31 May 30th-June 4th, 2010, paper: Broken Edges. Magic of Stone at the Step Pyramid Complex at Saqqara.

Polacy nad Nilem 2010, Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw, June 14th-16th, 2010, paper: Upadek Senenmuta. Nowe odkrycia w Deir el-Bahari, (with M. Sankiewicz).

2009 

Vth Central European Conference of Egyptologists, Akademia Humanistyczna,  Pułtusk, June 22nd-24th, 2009, paper: The Bzn-substance or How the Drill Works.

2008 

Tenth International Congress of Egyptologists, Rhodes, May 22nd-29th, 2008, paper: Ideology of nemes and khat at Deir el-Bahari.

Polacy nad Nilem 2007/2008, Warsaw, Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw, June 23rd-24th,  2008, paper: Świątynia Hatszepsut w Deir el-Bahari. Prace, studia i odkrycia sezonu 2007/2008.

2007

Chronology and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt. Late Fourth and Third Millennium BC. Prague, Institute of Egyptology, Charles University, June 11th-14th, 2007, paper: History of the Third Dynasty. Another Update on the Kings and Monuments. 

2006

Polskie badania archeologiczne na świecie - Poznań Archaeological Museum, April 4th, 2006. Conference organizer, paper: Wykopaliska w świątyni Hatszepsut.

Fourth Central European Conference of Young Egyptologists, Budapest, August 31st -September 2nd, 2006, paper: Monument of Erasures.

Hatshepsut. Woman Pharaoh, JSSEA Annual Conference, Toronto University, November 4th-5th, 2006, paper: News from Deir el-Bahari.

2004

Third Central European Conference of Young Egyptologists. Egypt 2004: Perspectives of Research - Warsaw, Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw, May 12th-14th, 2004, paper: The Peak of Power?.

The Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology - Prague, Institute of Egyptology, Charles University, May 31st - June 4th, 2004, paper: Mortuary Complex of Netjerykhet - a Re-evaluation.

2001

De Néferkare a Mentouhotep - Lyon, Université Lyon II, July 5th-7th, 2001, paper: Late Old Kingdom Necropolis at West Saqqara. Some Archaeological and Palaeographic Peculiarities.

Abusir and Saqqara in the year 2001 - Prague, Institute of Egyptology, Charles University, September 25th-27th, 2001, paper: Between the Temenos Wall and the Dry Moat. New Data on the Step Pyramid Complex.

1999

First Central European Conference of Young Egyptologists. Perspectives of Research, Warsaw, Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw, June 7th-9th, 1999.  Conference organizer, paper: Research on the Old Kingdom Royal Mortuary Complexes: Towards a Holistic Approach. 
1995

VIIth International Congress of Egyptologists, Cambridge September 3rd-9th, 1995, paper: Gisr el-Mudir and the Early Royal Necropolis at Saqqara.
 

SHOLARSHIPS
 
2006 Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
1995-1996 Scholarship of the Egyptian Ministery of Higher Education, Cairo

TUTORIAL ACHIEVMENTS

Master of Arts in Egyptian Archaeology: 1 promoted
Bachelor of Arts in Egyptian, Near Eastern and Classical Archaeology: 15 promoted, 1 in progress
 

FIELDWORK
 
Cyprus
1991  Nea Paphos, student/archaeologist
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Egypt 
1993
1995-1996
1999-2000
2000, 2010
2005-2008
Tell Atrib, student/archaeologist 
Saqqara, archaeologist
Saqqara, archaeologist
Deir el-Bahari, archaeologist 
Deir el-Bahari, deputy director

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