Being an archaeologist in Kurdistan. Interview with Luca Peyronel

Being an archaeologist in Kurdistan. Interview with Luca Peyronel

Cinzia Dal Maso¹, Chiara Boracchi² ¹ˉ²Center for Public Archaeology Studies ‘Archeostorie’ ¹c.dalmaso@archeostoriejpa.eu, ²c.boracchi@archeostoriejpa.eu   "Our life was divided between home, the excavation site, and the laboratory. We really didn’t go anywhere else: concern was strong. And it was important to keep a level head. We could hear the sounds of war, or we thought we could. They were receding day by day, as the offensive approached Mosul, but they were still a constant presence." Luca Peyronel - associate professor of Archeology and Art History of the Ancient Near East at the IULM University of Milan, and member of the Advisory Board of Archeostorie - has recently returned from Erbil where he directs the archaeological mission surveying the plain around the Iraqi Kurdistan capital. This year he spent...
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