Poles paved the way
Poland was the first of the eastern block countries to excavate in Egypt. Jill Kamil talks to the director of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology in Cairo
An indelible Mark
By Zahi Hawass
Revealing Rome in Alexandria
Before the Roman ruins at Kom Al-Dikka could be exposed, mountains of earth had to be removed from what was once a dump heap which had been further raised as an artillery position in Napoleon's time. Beneath the dump, Muslim cemeteries were revealed, themselves spread over Byzantine ruins...