News

October 24, 2017

Dr Fausta Fiorillo, researcher of the LIFE project, presented the paper F. Fiorillo, C. Rossi, ‘Metric analysis and interpretation of the unit of measurement in the Late Roman fort of Umm al-Dabadib (Egypt)’ at the IMEKO International Conference on Metrology for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, Lecce, Italy, October 23-25, 2017 and won the Best Paper Award.

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October 22, 2017

HE General Mohamed Salman al-Zamaloot, Governor of the Wadi al-Gedid, welcomed in the Kharga Oasis Dr Corinna Rossi, Director of the Italian Archaeological Mission to Umm al-Dabadib, and presented her with an award for her work in the Oasis. The meeting …

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April 25, 2017

LIFE and the Ministry of the Antiquities started the surveillance of the archaeological site of Umm al-Dabadib, in collaboration with Pan Arab Tours…

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April 4, 2017

We are extremely sad to report that our friend and colleague Prof. Samir Ghabbour passed away….

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March 31, 2017

The project LIFE was presented to Ferruccio Resta, Rector of the Politecnico di Milano, on the occasion of his visit to the premises of the 3D Survey Group….

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February 7, 2017

The Musei delle Scienze Agrarie (MUSA) signed a 3-year partnership with the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli (MANN) and the Department of Agricultural Science of the University of Napoli Federico II…

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November 27-28, 2016

Corinna Rossi and Ashraf Salem presented the results of the latest studies on the area of Umm al-Dabadib to the Ministry of the Antiquities and to the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency in Cairo…

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September 1, 2016

The Project LIFE starts today! Corinna Rossi and the entire team wish to express their gratitude to the Members of the 2015 ERC CoGrant Peer Review Panel…

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This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizion 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement n°  681673).