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Curriculum Vitae

  • Since September 2019: Humboldt Research Fellow at the l’Institut für Afrikanistik und Ägyptologie, Universität zu Köln, Germany. Project title:  “An archaeology of the subordinate élite in Old Kingdom Egypt: museum objects and social analysis at Hebenu (Zawyet Sultan)”
  • September 2017-August 2019: Marie Curie Post Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Archaeology, University of Durham (UK). Project title: “MAP -Inside the mind of ancient People: the tangible and constructed landscape of the western Delta in the Late Period (664-332BC)-” Project website:
  • 2014: PhD in Egyptian Archaeology, University of Turin, Italy. Dissertation title: “The western Delta of Egypt: religious and historical researches. The Western Harpoon province from Old Kingdom to Ptolemaic Period”.
  • 2013: Coordinator of the project “Study and research in British museums: a project to catalogue the bronze figurines at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology”, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (UCL), London
  • 2008, 2010: BA and MA in Egyptian Archaeology at the University of Pisa (Italy)

Fieldwork experience

  • From 2018: Director of the survey at Kafr el-Dawr province (Lower Egypt-western Delta) -Delta Survey Project (Egypt Exploration Society; project website:
  • 2018: Member of the survey at Kafr el-Sheikh province (Lower Egypt- central Delta), coordinated by Dr Penelope Wilson (University of Durham-UK)
  • 2015-present: Member of the archaeological mission of Zawyet Sultan, Minya (Middle Egypt), coordinated by Prof. Richard Bussmann (Universität zu Köln) and Prof. Gianluca Miniaci (University of Pisa)
  • 2015, 2016: Member of Tell Mutubis Project, coordinated by Dr Penelope Wilson (University of Durham-UK)
  • 2010: Member of the archaeological mission of Dra Abu el-Naga (Luxor), coordinated by Prof Marilina Betrò (University of Pisa)