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Valentina Laviola

Adjunct professor

Department of Cultural Heritage


Arabic pseudo-inscriptions in the art and architecture of south-eastern Italy.

The iconography of wailers in Islamic illuminated manuscripts: religious prescriptions and social perception.

The brick and stucco architectural decoration from Ghazni: finds analysis, reconstruction hypotheses, comparison with Iranian and Central Asian sites.

The ziyārāt documented in Ghazni by the Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan: analysis of a religious, social and territorial phenomenon. 

The metalwork collections housed in Afghan museums and in the Museo d’arte orientale “Giuseppe Tucci” of Rome: an art history and epigraphic study.

Artisans' signatures from Iranian metalwork (10th-13th c.).