Ancient Egyptian Epigraphy
Marilina Betrò was born in Torre del Greco (Napoli) and studied Classical Humanities at the University of Pisa. She has been Professor of Egyptology in this University since 2006, teaching Egyptology, Egyptian Language and Philology, Demotic,
Chiara Barbati received her doctoral degree in Iranian Studies from Sapienza University of Rome in 2009, after spending two years at the Turfan Studies research group at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
Pier Giorgio Borbone
Syriac/Comparative Oriental Codicology
PhD in Jewish Studies (Biblical Philology). At present Full Professor of Semitic languages at the University of Pisa. His research and publications cover various aspects of the history, language, and culture of the Syriac Churches Read More...
Maria Piera Candotti
Maria Piera Candotti studied Classical Humanities at the University of Milan and then perfected her Sanskrit studies by completing a PHD at the University of Lausanne. She has undertaken several study and research missions to India, Read more...
Reading Egyptian texts
Angelo Colonna is researcher (RTDA) in Egyptology at the University of Pisa. He earned his PhD at Sapienza University of Rome, and refined his knowledge of the ancient Egyptian language at the Pontifical Biblical Institute.
Archaeology of the Near East
Anacleto D’Agostino is Associate Professor of Archaeology and Art History of the Ancient Near East at the University of Pisa. He has participated in excavations and surveys in Syria, Turkey and Iraq since 1998 and currently is director of the Uşaklı Read more...
Jesper Eidem is since 2018 Associate Professor of Ancient Near Eastern History at the University of Pisa. 2009-2017 he was General Director of the Netherlands Institute for the Near East (Leiden) and the Netherlands Institute in Turkey (Istanbul), and Read more...
Dr Wolfram Grajetzki is a Honorary Senior Research Fellow at University College London. He studied Egyptology, Prehistory and Classical archaeology in Berlin with his PhD on the highest state officials in the Middle Kingdom (1998). He worked on
Museological aspects of Egyptology
Director Museo Egizio, Turin
Giovanni Mazzini is associate professor of Semitic philology. His main interests focus on the Semitic languages of Syria / Levant and the Semitic languages of Arabia. He has been studying the Ugaritic documents with special attention to the linguistic connection Read more...
Social History and Material Culture of Ancient Egypt
Gianluca Miniaci is currently Associate Professor of Egyptology at the University of Pisa, Honorary Researcher at the Institute of Archeology in London and Chercheur Associé at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in Paris. Read more...
Archaeology of the Near East
Sara Pizzimenti is an Associate Professor of Archaeology of the ancient Near East. She graduated in Near Eastern Archaeology (MA) at the Sapienza University of Rome, where she also discussed her PhD thesis in 2011 and worked as Read more...
Curator, responsible for the Papyrus Collection, Museo Egizio -Turin
Susanne Töpfer has been the curator responsible for the papyrus collection in the Museo Egizio since 2017. Graduating from Leipzig University in 2007, she subsequently obtained a PhD in Egyptology at Heidelberg University in 2013. Before joining the Read more...
Chiara Ombretta Tommasi
History of Religions
Chiara Ombretta Tommasi, former pupil of the Scuola Normale Superiore and PhD in Greek and Latin Philology, is currently associate professor of the History of Religions, qualified as full professor in Italy and France. A member of the French LEM,
Matteo Vigo is specialized in Hittitology. He was trained in Classics at the University of Pavia, He received a Ph.D. scholarship at the same university. He completed his Ph.D. research in Germany at the Universities of Tübingen and Konstanz in the Read more...
Ancient Egyptian Language and Text
Silvia Zago is Lecturer in Egyptology in the Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology of the University of Liverpool. She obtained her PhD in 2019 from the University of Toronto, where she also taught ancient Egyptian Read more...