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Nicolò MARCHETTI

Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS): Expert in WP4

Nicolò Marchetti is a Professor of Archaeology and Head of Scuola di Specializzazzione in Beni Archeologici at the University of Bologna. His main fields of research concern the archaeology and art history of the ancient Near East, as well as oriental archaeology. He has held teaching appointments at Carsten Niebuhr Instituttet; École du Louvre; Freiburg University in Switzerland; Harvard University; Johns Hopkins University; Sapienza University of Rome; the Pontifical Biblical Institute; “L’Orientale” University of Naples; University of Venice; University of Florence; University of Leipzig; University of Munich; BANEA London; and the British Academy. He has been Director of the joint Turco-Italian Archaeological Expedition of the Universities of Bologna, Istanbul and Gaziantep to Karkemish (2011); Director of the joint Italo-Iraqi Archaeological Expediton of the University of Bologna and the Iraqi State Board of Antiquities and Heritage for the surface survey of the eastern Qadisiyah region (2016); Director of the joint Turco-Italian Archaeological Expedition of the University of Bologna, the University of Istanbul and the Museum of Gaziantep to Tilmen Höyük (2003- 2008) and to Tasli Geçit Höyük (2009-2010); Co-director, with L. Nigro and H. Taha, of the joint expedition of “La Sapienza” University of Rome and the Palestinian Department of Antiquities to Tell es-Sultan, ancient Jericho (1997-2000). Since 1991, N. Marchetti has regularly attended the Rencontres Assyriologiques Internationales and delivered papers and posters to the International Congresses on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East since 1998. He also organized the 6th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East in May 2008 at the Sapienza University of Rome.