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Master’s degree Programme “Ancient Egypt and Western Asia: archaeology, history and languages” (AEWA) 8 July 2022 We are pleased to announce that from the next academic year (2022-23) a new master's degree programme - "𝐀𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐄𝐠𝐲𝐩𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐖𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐀𝐬𝐢𝐚: 𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐞𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐲, 𝐡𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐮𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐬 (𝐀𝐄𝐖𝐀)" - will be introduced at the University… Leggi tutto
1-3/12/2021 – International Conference: “TEXTS WITHIN THE MATERIAL WORLD. Assemblages, Contexts, Networks in Ancient Societies from Africa to Asia” 30 June 2022 Internazional Conference TEXTS WITHIN THE MATERIAL WORLDAssemblages, Contexts, Networks in Ancient Societies from Africa to Asia Pisa, 1-3 December 2021 (Centro Congressi Le Benedettine: Piazza S. Paolo a Ripa D'Arno, 16) Organised by:Marilina Betrò, Jesper Eidem,… Leggi tutto

Egyptology in Pisa

The University of Pisa is home to the oldest academic course in Egyptology in the world, created in 1826 for Ippolito Rosellini. Today among the Italian universities it is the one with the largest research group and the most educational offer in the Egyptology field.
In Pisa the study and teaching of history, languages ​​and scriptures, thought and all cultural, artistic and material manifestations of ancient Egypt are conducted through the methodological integration of philology, archeology and any other discipline useful for understanding that civilization and its society, from its origins to the Roman age.
The Pisan Egyptologists, who work within the Department of Civilization and Forms of Knowledge, are engaged in field research and in museums.

Egitto e Vicino Oriente

Egitto e Vicino Oriente is an annual journal of the University of Pisa, founded by Edda Bresciani in 1978. It publishes articles devoted to research in all areas of ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern cultures.