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Antonio Curci

Associate Professor

Department of History and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-ANT/10 Methods of Archaeological Research

Curriculum vitae

Antonio Curci is Associate Professor at the University of Bologna (SSD L-ANT/10 – Methodology of the Archaeological Research). At present he works in the Department of History and Cultures where he teaches Prehistoric Ecology. He teaches also Methodology of the Archaeological Research in the 2nd level degree course and Zooarchaeology in the Specialization School of Archaeology (University of Bologna).

He directs the excavations at Grotta San Biagio (Ostuni, Brindisi), attended as a ceremonial purposes cavity during the Neo-Eneolithic. He is co-director of the Archaeological Mission of Aswan-Kom Ombo in Egypt in collaboration with Yale University.

He is responsible for ArcheoLaBio - Bioarchaeological Research Center - at the Department of Archaeology, University of Bologna, for which he conducts research archaeozoological.He participates in research projects of the same Department in the excavations of Ras al Hadd, Ras al Khabbha and Wadi Shab (italian archaeologic mission in Oman- Prof. M. Tosi); Marzabotto (Prof. G. Sassatelli); Monterenzio Vecchio and Monte Bibele (Prof. D. Vitali); Solarolo, Pantelleria (Prof. M. Cattani); Phoinike (Prof. S. De Maria); Tilmen Höyuk, Karkemish (prof. N. Marchetti).

He is a member of the Italian Institute of Prehistory and Protohistory (IIPP). He is a member of Italian Association of Zooarchaeology (AIAZ). He is a member of the International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ).

He studies the reconstruction of the man-animal relationship in ancient times, the mammals domestication, seasons-based analysis and the environmental reconstruction.

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