Affiliation: University of Florence, Italy
Giovannangelo Camporeale is Professor Emeritus of Etruscology and Italic Antiquities, University of Florence, and Chaiman of the Istituto Nazionale di Studi Etruschi ed Italici. He is the author of several ground-breaking publications, including La tomba del Duce (Florence 1967), I commerci di Vetulonia in et√† orientalizzante (Florence 1969), La Collezione Alla Querce. Materiali archeologici orvietani (Florence 1970), Buccheri a cilindretto di fabbrica orvietana (Florence 1972), and La caccia in Etruria (Rome 1984). Over the last three decades, Professor Camporeale has directed excavations at Massa Marittima, an Etruscan mining settlement of the 7th-6th BC century in the heart of metalliferous hills. The results of his campaigns have been published in scientific journals, conferences papers, and monographs: L’Etruria mineraria (Florence-Milan 1985), L’abitato etrusco dell’Accesa (Rome 1997), and Il parco archeologico dell’Accesa a Massa Marittima (Follonica 2000). His most recent books include Gli Etruschi. Storia e civilt√† (Turin 2000/2004) and Gli Etruschi fuori d’Etruria (Verona 2001), which have been translated into German and English, respectively, the last as The Etruscans Outside Etruria (Los Angeles 2004). He is a member of various Italian and foreign academies, exhibition committees, and editorial boards.