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12 January 2019

Workshop - University of Udine

Workshop - University of Udine

Workshop
“Archaeological Landscapes of Mesopotamia between Prehistory and the Islamic Period (ALaM) Formation, Transformation, Protection and Enhancement”
University of Udine, 15-16 January, 2019

The International Workshop “Archaeological Landscapes of Mesopotamia between Prehistory and the Islamic Period (ALaM): Formation, Transformation, Protection and Enhancement” presents the results of some innovative landscape archaeology projects conducted by Italian universities (Udine, Milan, Turin, and Venice) and institutions. The CRAST participates by submitting the preliminary results of the ancient landscape analyses of the Mesopotamian archaeological areas of Tulul al- Baqarat and Seleucia.

11 January 2019

Symposium "Anatolia between the 13th and the 12th Century b.C.E."

Symposium

The Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino and the Dipartimento di Studi Storici of the University of Torino are the promoters of an international symposium organized by Professor Stefano de Martino on the subject of the transition between Bronze Age and Iron Age in Anatolia.

The symposium will be held on January 22-23, 2019 - Sala Principi d'Acaja Palazzo del Rettorato Via Verdi n. 8 Turin - Italy.

 Symposium program [PDF]

18 November 2018

Seventh Italian archaeological mission at Tulul al-Baqarat (MAITaB)

Seventh Italian archaeological mission at Tulul al-Baqarat (MAITaB)

Seventh campaign (November 5-23, 2018)

The investigations at Tulul al-Baqarat by the team of the Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino directed by Professor C. Lippolis continue with the launch of a new archaeological expedition. The continuation of the stratigraphic analysis of the north-western and central sectors of TB7, which is interpreted as the most ancient site in the area on the base of the pottery from the survey and the soundings dating back to the Uruk phase, is planned.


For more information see:

Projects - Iraq - Tulul al Baqarat


 

18 October 2018

Conference Dominique Charpin and Nele Ziegler Museo Egizio

Conference Dominique Charpin and Nele Ziegler Museo Egizio

On Wednesday, the 24th of October 2018, at 6. p.m. , a conference, organized by the Museo Egizio, Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino and Università degli Studi di Torino and focused on important current researches about the Mesopotamian area, will take place in the Conference Room of the Museo Egizio (Via Accademia delle Scienze n. 6 Turin, Italy).

Two lectures will be presented: Dominique Charpin (Collège de France, Paris) will hold a conference entitled "Recent discoveries about Old Babylonian Mesopotamia"; Nele Ziegler (CNRS, UMR 7192, Paris) will present a lecture entitled "Zimri-Lim's servants and the sick child".

Stefano de Martino (CRAST, Università degli Studi di Torino) introduces the lectures.

Conference in English.

Info: www.museoegizio.it.

14 March 2018

Sixth Italian archaeological mission at Tulul al-Baqarat (MAITaB)

Sixth Italian archaeological mission at Tulul al-Baqarat (MAITaB)

Sixth campaign (March 27-April 23, 2018)

A new season of archaeological works is being launched at Tulul al-Baqarat by the team of the Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino. The stratigraphic investigations are planned on the main mound of the area, TB1, where new soundings will be opened in the area of the sacred enclosure, and on the most ancient mound at Baqarat, TB7, where the analyses of the residential area in the north-western sector of the tell and of the central relief, identified as a terrace supporting official buildings, will continue.


For more information see:

Projects - Iraq - Tulul al Baqarat


 

03 May 2017

Letters from Baghdad

Letters from Baghdad

Letters from Baghdad - The true story of Gertrude Bell and Iraq (Torino, Cinema Massimo, May 12, 2017)

The Museo Nazionale del Cinema and CRAST have the pleasure to present the movie "Letters from Baghdad - The true story of Gertrude Bell and Iraq", by Sabine Krayenbühl and Zeva Oelbaum: Friday, May 12, Cinema Massimo Torino, sala 3, h. 8,30 p.m.

10 October 2016

Ninive. Bilder aus Sanheribs "Palast ohnegleichen"

Ninive. Bilder aus Sanheribs

Ninive. Bilder aus Sanheribs "Palast ohnegleichen", exhibition at the Martin von Wagner Museum of the Würzburg University, October 21, 2016 - February 19, 2017

The photographic exhibition on the reliefs from the "Palace without rivals" of Nineveh opens on October 21 at the Martin von Wagner Museum, in the South Wing of the beautiful Residenzt Palace at Würzburg. The pictures, taken by the photographer Angelo Rubino during a campaign of study and documentation held at Nineveh by the CRAST together with the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism (MiBACT), were the object of previous exhibitions in Turin, Baghdad and Venice.

The CRAST is glad for the cooperation with the Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg. The loan of the pictures of Sennacherib's wall-reliefs at Nineveh aims both at spreading the knowledge of these masterworks of Neo-Assyrian art, and at growing the audience's awareness of the need to preserve Near Eastern cultural heritage, which has recently been the object of violent attacks.

22 August 2016

Heritage in Danger. The Centro Scavi Torino and the Requalification of the Iraqi Cultural Heritage

Heritage in Danger. The Centro Scavi Torino and the Requalification of the Iraqi Cultural Heritage

Heritage in Danger. The Centro Scavi Torino and the Requalification of the Iraqi Cultural Heritage - Wednesday, September 7, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Washington DC

The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, in collaboration with the Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino per il Medio Oriente e l'Asia, present "Heritage in Danger. The Centro Scavi Torino and the Requalification of the Iraqi Cultural Heritage", a conference by Carlo Lippolis, president of the CRAST and director of the Italian archaeological expedition in Tulul al Baqarat.

For more information, see the following webpage: iicwashington_gli eventi

03 April 2016

The Iraqi-Italian Institutes of Baghdad re-open

The Iraqi-Italian Institutes of Baghdad re-open

The Iraqi-Italian Institutes of Baghdad reopen

After having being closed for more than 10 years, the Iraqi-Italian Institute of Archaeological Sciences and the Iraqi-Italian Centre for the Restoration of Monuments reopened Monday, April 4. The new headquarters is located in front of the Qushlah, the Ottoman military quarter close to the historical suq of Baghdad. The building dates back to the beginning of the 20th century. It has been renovated in order to host the archaeological police, the directorate of the Iraqi Antiquities and the Italian institution that, together with the CRAST, will organize research project, cultural events and training courses.


For more information about history and past activities of the institutes, see:

Safeguard Cultural Heritage - The Iraqi-Italian Institutes

Safeguard Cultural Heritage - The Activities of the Institutes

14 December 2015

The Ancient Near East from Torino to Leiden. 1st International NINO-CRAST Workshop

The Ancient Near East from Torino to Leiden. 1st International NINO-CRAST Workshop

The Ancient Near East from Torino to Leiden. First International NINO-CRAST Workshop. Leiden, National Museum of Antiquities, December, 18, 2015.

The workshop that takes place in Leiden - presentation of the main research conducted by the Centro Ricerche Archeologiche e Scavi di Torino per il Medio Oriente e l'Asia and the Netherlands Institute for the Near East - is the first act of a five-years cooperation between the two institutes. The Centro Scavi is there represented by Stefano de Martino (The Spread of the Hurrian Language and Culture in Hittite Anatolia during the Early Imperial Age), Carlo Lippolis (The Italian Archaeological Project at Tulul al Baqarat, al Kut, Iraq) and Roberta Menegazzi (The Terracotta Figurines from Seleucia on the Tigris).


For the detailed program of the seminars, download the following document.

Conference program [PDF]

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