Pier Giovanni Guzzo was born in China in 1944; he graduated in classics in Rome in 1966 and specializes in Archaeology at the Italian Archaeological School of Athens. He has conducted archaeological excavations at Sybaris. Since 1986 he has been Superintendent Archaeologist for Puglia, Emilia-Romagna and Pompeii; he served in the Special Superintendence for the post-seismic works in Campania and Basilicata. He is a corresponding member of the German Archaeological Institute and honorary member of the Accademia Clementina in Bologna.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Ancient cities and new politics in southern Italy
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