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Andrea Gaucci

Bologna University
Research fellow
Bologna, Italy
Andrea Gaucci is Research fellow at the Alma Mater Studiorum - Bologna University. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Archaeological Heritage, a Master degree in Archaeology and Cultures of the Ancient World at the University of Bologna with a thesis in Etruscology and Italic Archaeology, and he is specialist at the Postgraduate School in Archaeological Heritage of the same University. He holds a PhD (achieved at University of Padua) with a research project on the study of the Etruscan necropolis of Valle Trebba in Spina (Fe), complemented by archaeometrical analysis of the black-glazed pottery of the grave goods.
The main research activities concern the population of the Po Valley and the Adriatic area in pre-Roman times, conducted through the study of settlements and necropolises with particular regard to the Etruscan towns of Marzabotto, Spina and Adria. Specific fields of study are Etruscan and Italic epigraphies and the material culture supported by an archaeometric approach with the collaboration of the laboratories of the BiGeA of the University of Bologna.
He has been participating since 2004 uninterruptedly in the excavation campaignes in the Etruscan town of Marzabotto conducted by the Section of Archaeology of the DiSCi of the University of Bologna under the direction of Prof. G. Sassatelli and Prof. E. Govi. He is responsible since 2008 for the area of excavation and documentation. He participated with contributions at the full edition of House 1 of Regio IV, 2, and collaborating on the study and the complete edition of the current excavation in the Regio I, 5 including the urban temple.
Since 2014 he is Principal Investigator of the FIRB 2013 national project: KAINUA. Reconstructing, perceiving, disseminating the lost reality. Transmedial technologies for the Etruscan city of Marzabotto.