Francesca Balossi Restelli

Pubblicazioni

Titolo Pubblicato in Anno
Colour of the past in South Caucasus: The first archaeometric investigation on rock art and pigment residues from Georgia QUATERNARY INTERNATIONAL 2023
INGREDIENTI, TECNICHE E CONTESTI DELLA PANIFICAZIONE NEL VICINO ORIENTE ANTICO BOLLETTINO DI ARCHEOLOGIA ONLINE 2023
From Pottery Manufacture and Use to Social Relations at the Beginning of Full-Time Craftsmanship. The Case of Late Chalcolithic 3-4 Arslantepe (3900-3400 BCE), South-Eastern Turkey 2023
Il linguaggio sensoriale della cultura materiale nella tarda preistoria ad Arslantepe Arte, funzione e simboli nella cultura materiale dell'Anatolia Antica 2023
Husking Trays in the Context of Neolithic Socialization. The Sensory Experience of ‘Bread’ Consumption STYLE AND SOCIETY IN THE PREHISTORY OF WEST ASIA. Essays in hmour of Olivier P. Nieuwenhuyse 2023
Tarih öncesinde Arslantepe Maddi Kültürünün Duyusal Dili Eski Anadolu’nun maddi kültüründe sanat, işlev ve semboller 2023
Malatya Havzasi'nda Arslantepe Hoyugu ile Iliskili Jeoarkeolojik Arastirmalar Manfred Osman Korfmann Anisina. Arkeoloji - Paleografya - Jeoarkeoloji Arastirmalari II 2023
Arslantepe Mound UNESCO World Heritage in Turkiye 2023
What complexity? Late Chalcolithic Developments at the site of Arslantepe in the Upper Euphrates Region Late Chalcolithic Northern Mesopotamia in Context 2022
Malatya, Arslantepe’de, Son Kalkolitik Dönem’de Kamusal Alan ve Özel Alan. Lo spazio pubblico e lo spazio privato nel Tardo Calcolitico ad Arslantepe, Malatya Lo spazio pubblico, lo spazio privato. Kamusal alan, özel alan 2022
Lo spazio pubblico e lo spazio privato nel Tardo Calcolitico ad Arslantepe, Malatya Lo spazio pubblico, lo spazio privato. 2022
A thousand-year history of land use in eastern Anatolia: the archaeobotanical research at Arslantepe Abstract book of 19th Conference of the International Work Group for Palaeoethnobotany (IWGP), 13-17 june 2022, České Budějovice, Czech Republic 2022
Lime production in the Late Chalcolithic period. The case of Arslantepe (Eastern Anatolia) HERITAGE 2021
Arslantepe: The Sapienza University Archaeological Project in Eastern Anatolia 60 Years On ASIA MINOR 2021
Group Perception and Identity Markers in the Neolithic Communities of Western Asia. The Case of Husking Trays in 7th Millennium Upper Mesopotamia Pearls, Politics and Pistachios. Essays in Anthropology and Memories on the Occasion of Susan Pollock’s 65th Birthday 2021
MONUMENTALITÀ, ABBONDANZA E CERIMONIALITÀ COME ESPRESSIONE E LEGITTIMAZIONE DEL POTERE NELLA PRIMA METÀ DEL IV MILLENNIO IN ALTA MESOPOTAMIA VICINO & MEDIO ORIENTE 2021
Genomic history of Neolithic to Bronze Age Anatolia, Northern Levant, and Southern Caucasus CELL 2020
Pathways through Arslantepe. Essays in Honour of Marcella Frangipane 2020
Pottery analysis and the archaeological context. Chosing samples, counting, weighing and interpreting materials in context Pathways through Arslantepe. Essays in Honour of Marcella Frangipane 2020
Animal husbandry at Arslantepe from the 5TH to the 1ST millennium BCE: An isotope approach QUATERNARY INTERNATIONAL 2020

ERC

  • SH6_3
  • SH6_4

Interessi di ricerca

Graduated at the Sapienza University of Rome (1998) in Prehistory of the Near East, she took one year of graduate studies at the University of Michigan, USA (1999). PhD at the University of Rome La Sapienza. Aggregate professor since 2008 at the same university and associate professor since 2020. Alexander von Humboldt fellow in 2016-18. Habilitation as Full Professor in Prehistory and in Ancient Near Eastern Cultures, in 2020.

She Teaches prehistory of the Near East for the BA, Ma and graduate school. She is member of the Doctoral School in Archaeology and Associate Editor of the Journal “Origini”.

Field research activities: yearly, since 1993, in Europe, Central America and the Near East. Director of excavations and research at the site of Arslantepe, Turkey. She is part of the working group for the construction of a site management plan for Arslantepe and is involved in community programs for the enhancement of the knowledge on the site of Arslantepe.
Research Interests: Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods in the Near East, domestication, development of complex societies, specialization of craft production, commensality as an instrument of social cohesion and/or social success, and as expression of socio-cultural identity.

Keywords

Mesolithic–Neolithic transition
early neolithic
Ancient Near East
archaeology of the Near East
chalcolithic

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