Research Staff

DR HAB. EWA LASKOWSKA KUSZTAL

Researcher in the the Research Center for Mediterranean Archaeology PAS since 1975.

 

Specialization and research interests:

Archaeology and religion of Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt: epigraphy of the period’s hieroglyphic texts.

 

Academic activity:

Between 1974-1980 Ewa Laskowska-Kusztal was working in the temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari as a member of the Polish-Egyptian Archeological Mission. She published a monograph dedicated to Ptolemaic sanctuary in honor of Imhotep and Amenhotep, the son of Hapu.

As a specialist on hieroglyphic epigraphy of the Greco-Roman period she has participated in the research project on Elephantine (Egypt) since 1991. The project is conducted by the German Archaeological Institute in Cairo together with the Swiss Institute for Architectural and Archaeological Research of the Ancient Egypt. As a member of the project, she conducts studies on decorative fragments of destroyed and not fully identified sacral edifices from the Ptolemaic and Roman period. Prof. Laskowska's research is currently focusing on the decoration and theology of the temples that belonged to the Northern cultural district (Earlier called Temple Y).

 

 

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