About Costanza
Costanza is an Italian archaeologist, born in Prato and who completed her Master of Art in Archaeology at the University of Florence. She came to Berlin in 2006 for PhD studies in Near Eastern Archaeology at the Freie Universität Berlin, completing a thesis dealing with pottery and its use as both a chronological indicator as well as an item for daily use. She also started working as researcher at the Institute of Near Eastern Archaeology of the FU Berlin. Besides her scientific skills, including the publication of scientific articles, the participation to international conferences and workshops, and teaching experience, she improved her skills as field archaeologist working in excavations in Italy (Poggibonsi, Peccioli, Sesto Fiorentino), Syria (Tell Barri, Tell Bazi, and Tell Fekheriye), and Iraq (survey project in Iraqi Kurdistan). This background forms the basis of her familiary with and knowledge of the rich collections of both the Pergamon Museum and the Neues Museum, which are an important part of the history of the city of Berlin.
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