Civiltà e Forme del Sapere
Camilla Saler graduated in “Orientalistica” at Pisa University in 2019 with a thesis in Egyptology entitled “The Egyptian Scarabs of the Middle Bronze Age from the deposit c and the group nos. 1371-1432 of the Temple of Ba’alat Gebal in Byblos”. Her academic interests revolve around the relations between Egypt and the Levant, especially in the north, in the Middle Bronze Age (2000-1500 BC), with particular attention to material culture. She has carried out various collaborations and internships in different museums, including the Egyptian Museum in Turin (2016) and the British Museum in London (2018). She took part in excavations in Egypt as a member of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Dra Abu el-Naga (Luxor, 2018-2020) and of the joint mission of the Universität Leipzig and the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities at Heliopolis (Cairo, 2019). Her current research focuses on the analysis of the assimilation process of the Egyptian culture at Byblos (Lebanon) during the Middle Bronze Age.