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agosto 1st, 2016 - 18:30 § in Archaeostory, Scavo e dintorni

Diary of Abu Tbeirah excavation

 Tell Abu Tbeirah – Dhi Qar – Iraq V excavation campaign – September/November 2015 Day 15/10/2015 Time: 4:30 AM Tasks: Site: Licia Romano, Franco D’Agostino, Desiré Bragalone, Stefano Caruso, Ludovica Bertolini, Maddalena Diaco, Salvatore Milli, Dr. Qais Hussein Rasheed, Dr. Abdulamir [...]

luglio 18th, 2016 - 18:43 § in Scavo e dintorni


 Shortly another great adventure will begin for our fantastic Team. Our mission is composed by young professionals who every day prove their passion for their work. Abu Tbeirah has given us all a big opportunity for growth and we hope to grow with it and share  with you all the discovery of [...]

aprile 21st, 2015 - 21:28 § in Scavo e dintorni


 Ieri, 20 aprile, presso l’aula Odeion, nella Gipsoteca della Sapienza, il Team di Abu Tbeirah ha presentato in una conferenza i risultati preliminari della IV Campagna di scavo ad Abu Tbeirah, nell’ Iraq Meridionale. La conferenza è iniziata alle ore 9.30 con i saluti iniziali del Rettor[...]

settembre 7th, 2014 - 18:11 § in Scavo e dintorni

Back to Iraq

 Dear all, after a long absence we’re back on the blog! Few days ago we arrived in Iraq, in a problematic moment for our beloved country…  [...]

luglio 16th, 2014 - 20:19 § in Scavo e dintorni

IVECO&IRAQ AT WORK. On the Road of Cooperation and Culture

 Dear all, yesterday Iveco gave to our Mission a new car, a wonderful Daily 4×4, for the activities at Abu Tbeirah and at Ur. It has been a wonderful day. The Dean of the University, Luigi Frati, inaugurated the car. The event was opened by the speech of the Dean, of H.E. Habib al-Sadr, Ir[...]

febbraio 11th, 2014 - 19:50 § in Scavo e dintorni

A Taxy Tale on Woolley

  Today we took a Taxy and from the taxy-driver we heard an amazing story. He told us that his family is from Ur and his grandfather had worked with Leonard Woolley in the excavation of Ur. He had a very good eye for ancient objects and decided to make some money out of it! [...][...]

febbraio 1st, 2014 - 15:23 § in Scavo e dintorni

First Class on Pottery. Prima lezione di ceramica

 Today I and Vincenzo attended our first lesson on pottery with Matilde Tibuzzi at the Laboratory Lab123 ( The purpose of the lessons will be to become familiar with the clay and then try to reproduce some vases and decorations that we find on th[...]

novembre 9th, 2013 - 18:58 § in Scavo e dintorni

A Lesson in Anatomy… Una lezione di anatomia …

 Dr Mary Ann Tafuri, the physical anthropologist of Sapienza cooperating with our mission, holds a lesson for the staff of the SBAH and for the workers digging on the field. The importance of the study of the human remains and of the way in which inhumations are carried on (taphonomy), is hard [...]

ottobre 12th, 2013 - 19:42 § in Scavo e dintorni

Something to be very proud of…Qualcosa di cui essere molto orgogliosi…

  Yesterday, in the premise and under the auspices of the Writers’ Union in Nasiriyah, the Governor of Dhi Qar, HE Dr Yahya Al-Nasri, the Authorities of the Provincial Council and of the SBAH organized a ceremony in order to celebrate the two prizes, which the Italian-Iraqi Archaeological[...]

ottobre 7th, 2013 - 18:00 § in Scavo e dintorni

Craving for pizza… Voglia di Pizza

 As-salamu alaykum! We are in Iraq since only 2 weeks… and we are already craving for Pizza!! So, let’s try the Iraqi one!  [...]