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.