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Gianluca Miniaci

Gianluca Miniaci attualmente è Professore Associato di Egittologia all’Università di Pisa, Honorary Researcher all’Institute of Archaeology di Londra e Chercheur Associé presso l’Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes a Parigi. Dopo aver conseguito il dottorato in Egittologia presso l’Università di Pisa, ha proseguito il suo percorso di formazione accademica lontano dall’Italia ottenendo due borse di ricerca di eccellenza Marie Curie (Individual Fellowship), a Londra e a Parigi. Qui ha avuto la possibilità di lavorare in alcuni dei più importanti centri con collezioni egittologhe, il Petrie Museum, il British Museum e il museo del Louvre. È stato docente di archeologia egiziana presso l’Institute of Archaeology dell’University College London e l’Università di Salerno . Dal 2013 è direttore di scavo, insieme con Richard Bussmann ed Aly el-Bakhry, nel sito di Zawyet Sultan nel Medio Egitto (presso Minya) e dal 2010 vicedirettore della missione archeologica a Dra Abu el-Naga (Luxor). Nel 2015 ha fondato una collana scientifica internazionale chiamata “Middle Kingdom Studies”, di cui è anche il direttore.

Miniaci G., Miniature Forms as Transformative Thresholds: Faience Figurines in Middle Bronze Age Egypt (1800 BC – 1650 BC), British Museum Publications On Egypt And Sudan, 7, Peeters, Leuven, In stampa

Betrò M., S. De Martino, G. Miniaci, F. Pinnock (eds), Egitto e Vicino Oriente antichi: tra passato e futuro. Studi e ricerche sull’Egitto e Vicino oriente in Italia: I convegno nazionale Pisa 5-6 giugno 2017, Pisa University Press, Pisa, 2018

Miniaci G., J.C. Moreno García, S. Quirke, A. Stauder (eds), The Arts of Making in Ancient Egypt: Voices, images, and objects of material producers 2000–1550 BC, Sidestone, Leiden, 2018

Miniaci G.; Betrò, M.; Quirke, S. (eds), Company of Images: Modelling the Imaginary World of Middle Kingdom Egypt (2000-1500 BC): Proceedings of the International Conference of the EPOCHs Project held 18th-20th September 2014 at UCL, London, Peeters, Leuven, 2017

Miniaci G., W. Grajetzki (eds), The world of Middle Kingdom Egypt (2000-1550 BC). Contributions on archaeology, art, religion and written texts, Vol. II, MKS 2, London 2016

Miniaci G., W. Grajetzki (eds), The world of Middle Kingdom Egypt (2000-1550 BC). Contributions on archaeology, art, religion and written texts, Vol. I, MKS 1, London 2015

Miniaci G., Le Lettere ai Morti e altre storie di fantasmi nell’Antico Egitto, Paideia Editrice, Brescia 2014

Betrò, M., G. Miniaci (eds), Talking along the Nile. Ippolito Rosellini, travellers and scholars of the 19th century in Egypt. Proceedings of the International Conference held on the occasion of the presentation of Progetto Rosellini. Pisa, June 14-16, 2012, Pisa University Press, Pisa 2013

Miniaci G., Rishi Coffins and the funerary culture of Second Intermediate Period Egypt, GHP Egyptology 17, Golden House Publications, London, 2011

Betrò, M., P. Del Vesco, G. Miniaci (eds), Seven Seasons at Dra Abu el-Naga. The tomb of Huy (TT 14): preliminary resultsProgetti 3, Edizioni Plus, Pisa, 2009

Miniaci, G., M. Russo (eds), La guerra e i suoi riflessi sulle società antiche. Atti del Convegno dei Dottorandi di Orientalistica. Università di Pisa 26-27 giugno 2007, Edizioni ETS, Pisa, 2008

Miniaci G., «A Predynastic necropolis in the Louvre: cemetery M of Zawyet Sultan», in Egyptian Archaeology 54 (2019), 32-35

Miniaci G., «The historical and archaeological reliability of the Middle Kingdom “tomb-group” from el-Matariya (Heliopolis)», in Egitto e Vicino Oriente 41 (2019), 75-99

Miniaci G., «Zawyet Sultan au Louvre: écrire l’histoire d’un site archéologique de Moyenne Egypte par la collection du musée parisien», in Egitto e Vicino Oriente 40 (2018), 7-20

Miniaci G., Haynes, J., Lacovara, P., «Heart-scarabs in the transition between the Second Intermediate Period and the early Eighteenth Dynasty: BMFA 72.1346», in Studien Zur Altagyptischen Kultur 47 (2018), 177-182

Bussmann R.; Miniaci G., «Zawyet Sultan: the pyramid and Khunes tomb in context», in Egyptian Archaeology 53 (2018), 13-15

Miniaci G., «Deposit f (Nos. 15121–15567) in the Obelisk Temple at Byblos: Artefact Mobility in the Middle Bronze Age I–II (1850–1650 BC) between Egypt and the Levant», in Ägypten Und Levante 28 (2018), 379-408

Miniaci G., «Multiple Burials in Ancient Societies: Theory and Methods from Egyptian Archaeology», in Cambridge Archaeological Journal 29 (2018), 287-307

Betrò M., Miniaci G., «The early Ramesside occupants of tomb MIDAN.05», in Egyptian Archaeology 49 (2016), 29-33

Bussmann R., Miniaci G., el-Bakry A., Tiribilli E., «The pyramid, town and cemeteries of Zawyet Sultan», in Egyptian Archaeology 48 (2016), 38-41

Marchand S., el Bakry A., Bussmann R., Miniaci G., Vanthuyne B., «Zawyet Sultan, Middle Egypt. A Pottery Survey», in Bulletin De Liaison Du Groupe International D’étude De La Céramique Égyptienne 26 (2016), 169-190

Miniaci G., «Reuniting philology and archaeology: the “emic” and “etic” in the letter of the dead Qau bowl UC16163 and its context», Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 143 (2016)

Miniaci G., «The case of the Third Intermediate Period “shabti-maker of the Amun domain” Padiamun and the change in conception of shabti statuettes», in Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 100 (2016), 253-282

Miniaci G., «The mskA as “child’s inheritance” (?) in the context of the Old Kingdom Seankhenptah’s letter to the dead, Cairo JE 25975», Egitto e Vicino Oriente Antico 37 (2015), 27-45

Miniaci G., «The collapse of faience figurine production in the late Middle Bronze Age: reading the history of Ancient Egypt between Postmodernism and Grand Narratives», in Journal of Egyptian History 7 (2015), 109-142

Miniaci G., Quirke S., Vandenbeusch M., «Flinders Petrie and the Image World of Akhetaten in 1894», in Egyptian Archaeology 46 (2014), 30-33

Miniaci G., M.F. Guerra, S. La Niece, M. Hacke, «Analytical study of the first royal Egyptian heart-scarab, attributed to a Seventeenth Dynasty king, Sobekemsaf», in British Museum Technical Research Bulletin 7 (2013), 53-60

Rehen T., Miniaci G. et al., «Proof of meteoritic origin of mankind’s earliest iron artefacts, c 3,200 BC, by PGAA, PIXE, NR and ToF-ND», Journal of Archaeological Science 40/12 (2013), 4785-4792

Miniaci G., «Two “forgotten” rishi coffins (rT01Be and rT02Be) in Berlin Museum from Carter and Carnarvon excavations at Thebes», Egitto e Vicino Oriente 36 (2013), 5-13, pl. 1

Betrò M., Miniaci G., P. Del Vesco, «La Missione Archeologica dell’Università di Pisa a Dra Abu el-Naga (M.I.D.AN.) -Campagne VIII-XI (2008-2011)-», Egitto e Vicino Oriente 35 (2012), p. 21-51

Miniaci, G., «The Late Middle Kingdom Burial Equipment from the Tomb G62 (Cemetery G) at Abydos (BM EA 37286-37320)», in I. Regulski (eds), Abydos: the sacred land at the western horizon, Proceedings of the international conference held at the British Museum, London, July 9-10, 2015,  Peeters, Leuven, In stampa

Miniaci, G., «The craft of the non-mechanically reproducible: targeting centres of faience figurine production in 1800-1650 BC Egypt», in J.A. Serrano, A. Morales (eds), Palace culture and its echoes in the provinces in the Middle Kingdom of Egypt. Jaén, 2nd and 3rd June 2016, Brill, Leiden, In stampa

Miniaci G., «Burial demography in the late Middle Kingdom: a social perspective», in R. Nyord (eds), Concepts in Middle Kingdom Funerary Culture. Proceedings of the Lady Wallis Budge Anniversary Symposium Held at Christ’s College, Cambridge, 22 January 2016, Brill, Cambridge, 2019, 117-149

Miniaci G., «Populating Middle Kingdom fauna: inclusion and seclusion of zoological iconographic motifs in the material culture», in L. Hudáková, P. Jánosi, C. Jurman, U. Siffert (eds), Art-facts and Artefacts: Visualising the Material World in Middle Kingdom Egypt, Middle Kingdom Studies, Golden House Publications, Londra, 2018

Miniaci G., «Burial Equipment of rishi Coffins and the Osmosis of the “Rebirth Machine” at the end of the Middle Kingdom», in J.Taylor, M. Vandenbeuschen (eds), Ancient Egyptian Coffins: craft traditions and functionality, British Museum Publications On Egypt And Sudan 4, Peeters, Leuven, 2018, 247-273

Betrò M., Miniaci G., «Used, reused, plundered and forgotten: a rare group of early Ramesside coffins from tomb MIDAN.05 in the Theban necropolis», in J.Taylor, M. Vandenbeuschen (eds), Ancient Egyptian Coffins: craft traditions and functionality, British Museum Publications On Egypt And Sudan 4, Peeters, Leuven, 2018, 161-184

Miniaci G., «La mobilità degli oggetti di prestigio: un caso di studio tra Biblo e l’Egitto nell’età del Medio Bronzo I-II (2000-1650 a.C.)», in M. Betrò, S. De Martino, G. Miniaci, F. Pinnock (eds), Egitto e Vicino Oriente antichi: tra passato e futuro. Studi e ricerche sull’Egitto e Vicino oriente in Italia: I convegno nazionale Pisa 5-6 giugno 2017, Pisa University Press, Pisa, 2018, 201-208

Miniaci G., «Faience Craftsmanship in the Middle Kingdom. A market paradox: inexpensive materials for prestige goods?», in G. Miniaci, J.C. Moreno García, S. Quirke & A. Stauder (eds), The Arts of Making in Ancient Egypt: Voices, images, and objects of material producers 2000–1550 BC, Sidestone, Leiden, 2018, 139-158

Miniaci G., «Faience Hippopotamus; Faience figurines from the Middle Kingdom», in T. Bagh (eds), Pharaoh. The Face of Power, Narayana Press, Copenhagen, 2017, 52-54

Miniaci G., «Unbroken stories: Middle Kingdom faience figurines in their archaeological context», in Miniaci, G.; Betrò, M.; Quirke, S. (eds), Company of Images: Modelling the Imaginary World of Middle Kingdom Egypt (2000-1500 BC) Proceedings of the International Conference of the EPOCHs Project held 18th-20th September 2014 at UCL, London,
Leuven, Peeters, 2017, 235-284

Miniaci G., W. Grajetzki, «The stela of Senebsumai in Egyptian Museum of Turin, Cat. 1298», in W. Grajetzki, G. Miniaci (eds), The world of Middle Kingdom Egypt (2000-1550 BC), Vol. II, MKS 2, London 2016, 133-142

Miniaci G., «Collecting Groups: visualizing the archaeological context of the late Middle Kingdom cemetery A at Harageh», in S. Quirke, P. Piacentini, Orsenigo (eds), Forming Material Egypt, EDAL 4 (2015), Milan, 75-89

Miniaci G., «Tracing a line to modern Egyptology: Ippolito Rosellini and the cryptohistory of his “Dizionario Geroglifico”», in M. Betrò, G. Miniaci (eds.), Talking along the Nile. Ippolito Rosellini, travellers and scholars of the 19th century in Egypt. Proceedings of the International Conference held on the occasion of the presentation of Progetto Rosellini. Pisa, June 14-16, 2012, Pisa University Press, Pisa 2013, 115-126

Miniaci G., «Photographic record in the volume: Stephen Quirke, Birth tusks: the armoury of health in context – Egypt 1800 BC, including publication of Petrie Museum examples photographed by Gianluca Miniaci, and drawn from the photographs by Andrew Boyce, London 2016», in Birth tusks: the armoury of health in context – Egypt 1800 BC. including publication of Petrie Museum examples photographed by Gianluca Miniaci, and drawin from photographs by Andrew Boyce, 2016

Miniaci G., Rosati G., «A note on the archaeological context of Tomb C 37, Asasif», in Miniaci G.; Grajetzki W. (eds), The world of Middle Kingdom Egypt (2000-1550 BC): Contributions on archaeology, art, religion, and written sources vol. 2, Golden House Publications, Londra, 2016, 228-235

Bussmann R., Miniaci G., A.el-Bakry, E. Tiribilli, «The pyramid, town and cemeteries of Zawyet Sultan», in Egyptian Archaeology 48 (2016), 38-41

Miniaci G., «Ladrones de tumbas. Saqueo y conservación en las necrópolis tebanas», in Desperta Ferro – Arqueología e Historia 4 (2016), 10-16

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