Associate professor at the University of Bologna since 2014, he carries out his research in the field of Classical Archeology. The research interests are aimed in particular at the birth and development of the urban form (in various areas of the ancient Mediterranean, from Epirus to Sicily, to the Adriatic and Ionian area), to the study of forms of living (with particular attention to aspects of the wall and floor "decoration" of the houses of the Greek and Roman age). He currently focuses his research on funeral themes and on cd. "Archeology of death", through the study of the symbolism of the objects of the kit and of the seeds placed above ground, as priority indicators of identity and belonging. Engaged in national and international research projects, he collaborates with various European Institutes and is the author of numerous publications that span the different aspects of the classical world.
At other times receives by appointment at the Dipartimento di Storia, Culture Civiltà - Sezione di Archeologia - Campus of Ravenna, via S. Vitale 30;
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