Alessandro Galli is currently PhD student in Egyptology at the University of Pisa with a research focused on the study of the shabti collection of the of the Museo Civico Archeologico of Bologna. He earned a BA in Cultural Heritageat the University of Milan (2013-2014) and a MA in Archaeology at the University of Bologna (2016-2017) with a thesis in Egyptology entitled ‘Nelnome di Seth. Il dio del caos nell’antroponimia egizia’.
During the last years, he participated in excavations or studying campaigns in Egypt (Harwa and Akhimenru funeral complex, 2016; Qantir-Piramesse, 2022), Armenia (Vishap Archaeological Project, 2016-2018) and Turkey (Oymaağaç – Nerik Archäologisches Forschungsprojekt, 2017). In 2016, as part of a university internship, he attended the closing operations ofthe exhibition ‘Egitto Splendore Millenario. Capolavori da Leiden a Bologna’ organized by the Museo Civico Archeologico of Bologna. In 2019 he worked as a team member on the study and publication of the Egyptian collection of the Museo Civico Archeologico Etnografico of Modena (catalog and exhibition ‘Storie d’Egitto’). He also had the opportunity to be a teaching assistant for advanced Middle Egyptian language and literature courses (2019-2022) at the University of Pisa.