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Andrea Gaucci

Associate Professor

Department of History and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-ANT/06 Etruscology and Italic Antiquities

Curriculum vitae

Andrea Gaucci holds a Bachelor of Arts in Archaeological Heritage (2005) and a Master degree in Archaeology and Cultures of the Ancient World (2007) at the University of Bologna with a thesis in Etruscology and Italic Archaeology, and he is specialist at the Postgraduate School in Archaeological Heritage of the same University (2009). He holds a Doctorate at the University of Padua with a research project on the study of the Etruscan necropolis of Valle Trebba in Spina (Fe), complemented by archaeometrical analysis of the black­ glazed pottery of the grave goods.

He has been participating since 2004 uninterruptedly in the excavation campaignes in the Etruscan town of Marzabotto conducted by the Section of Archaeology of the DiSCi of the University of Bologna under the direction of Prof. G. Sassatelli and Prof. E. Govi. He is responsible since 2008 for the area of excavation and documentation. He participated with contributions at the full edition of House 1 of Regio IV, 2, and collaborating on the study and the complete edition of the current excavation in the Regio I, 5 including the urban temple. He also contributed to the development of a GIS of the area. Since 2006 and untill 2012 he has been guide for the visiting public at the National Archaeological Museum of Marzabotto and the next archaeological area.

Since 2012 is Ordinary Member of Accademia Petrarca di Lettere Arti e Scienze in Arezzo.

Since 2021 is Corresponding Member of Istituto Nazionale di Studi Etruschi ed Italici.

Since 2014 and untill 2017 he has been Principal Investigator of the FIRB project KAINUA. Reconstructing, perceiving, disseminating the lost reality. Transmedial technologies for the Etruscan city of Marzabotto.

In 2014 he collaborated in the organization of the Temporary Exhibition "A Journey beyond Life. The Etruscans and the Afterlife through Masterpieces and Virtual Reality", held at The Museum of the History of Bologna (Bologna, October 2014 - February 2015).

He was member of the Organizing Secretariat of the Conference "La città etrusca e il sacro. Santuari e istituzioni politiche", held in Bologna, 21-23 January 2016.

In 2017 he took part in the scientific project and curated the permanent and multimedia path of the National Archaeological Museum "Gaio Cilnio Mecenate" of Arezzo "#Zich. Etruscan writing in Arezzo and its territory".
Since June 2018 he is Senior Assistant Professor at the Department of History and Cultures, where he covers the teachings of Celtic Antiquities, Archeology of Production in pre-Roman Italy and holds the Laboratory of Etruscan Epigraphy. He is also in charge of the teaching of  Etruscology and Italic Antiquities for the School of Specialization in Archaeological Heritage of the University of Florence.

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