Buzi, Paola

Buzi, P.
  • Egyptology and coptic antiques
  • Receives: 
    Mondays, 11.00-12.00, on appointment (please send an email). It is also possible to fix an appointment for a videoconference.

    Paola Buzi is Full Professor of Egyptology and Coptic Civilization. She studied Egyptology with Alessandro Roccati and Coptic language and literature with Tito Orlandi, earning a PhD in Egyptology in 2002. For five years she has collaborated with the Department of Archaeology of the Alma Mater University of Bologna as a research fellow. In 2010 she worked at the Universität Hamburg, on behalf of the Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen.
    She has always combined historical-literary and manuscriptological interests with archaeological research, both in Egyptology and Coptology. 
    She co-directs the joint mission of the University of Bologna and Sapienza University in Bakchias (Fayyum, Egypt), directs the mission in Hugair Gubli (Sudan, IV cataract) and is deputy-director of the mission in Manqabad (Assyut, Egypt) directed by Rosanna Pirelli (University of Naples "L'Orientale"). She is principal investigator of the ERC project “Tracking Papyrus and Parchment Paths: An Archaeological Atlas of Coptic Literature” and of the FARE project “Sacri lapides Aegypti”.


    Laboratories are active as part of the scientific activities of the ERC project "PAThs"  (; visits to Egyptological collections located in Rome are possible.

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