Dr. Gianluca Miniaci

Gianluca Miniaci is Senior Researcher in Egyptology at the University of Pisa, Honorary Researcher at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL – London, and Chercheur associé at the École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris. He has held research fellowships at the British Museum, Petrie Museum, University of Salerno, and Musée du Louvre.

His main publications include Rishi Coffins and the Funerary Culture of Second Intermediate Period Egypt (2011); Le lettere ai morti nell’antico Egitto (2014) and, together with Stephen Quirke and Marilina Betrò, Company of Images: Modelling the Imaginary World of Middle Kingdom Egypt (2017).

He is currently editor-in-chief of the international series “Middle Kingdom Studies”, GHP-London and co-director, together with Richard Bussmann and Aly el-Bakry, of the archaeological mission at Zawyet Sultan (Menya, Egypt).


Books by Gianluca Miniaci

The Arts of Making in Ancient Egypt

Voices, images, and objects of material producers 2000–1550 BC

Edited by Gianluca Miniaci, Juan Carlos Moreno García, Stephen Quirke & Andréas Stauder | Forthcoming

This book provides an innovative analysis of the conditions of ancient Egyptian craftsmanship in the light of the archaeology of production, linguistic analysis, visual representation...








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