The Nights of Archaeology in the Pisa University Museums
09/07/2022 - 30/07/2022
Centro storico Pisa
centro, piazze e luoghi limitrofi
University of Pisa Museum System
As every year, the University of Pisa’s museum system takes part in the Nights of Archaeology with a rich programme of events, in-depth studies and guided tours.
The full programme of cultural events and how to participate can be found on the page
Saturday 10 July, from 16:00 to 20:00 – Egyptological Collections:
Discovering the Egyptological Collections of the University of Pisa
Free guided tours will allow visitors to discover one of the richest and most impressive collections of Egyptian antiquities in Tuscany.
There will be three free guided tours by appointment only, until the maximum number of places available is reached (5 people per tour); the tours are scheduled at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Address: Via San Frediano, 12 – Palazzo Mazzarosa
Info:050 598647 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The collections are located on the first floor of the building and to enter you must ring the bell.
The building does not have a lift and, unfortunately, is not accessible to the disabled.
Wednesday 14 July 2021, 18:00 – Museo di Anatomia Umana “F. Civinini”:
Ancient Egypt in the “Filippo Civinini” Museum of Human Anatomy
In-depth study of the Ancient Egyptian finds in the museum’s collection. Telematic conference. On-line event
Thursday 15 July 2021, 9 p.m. – Gipsoteca di Arte Antica
Online conference “Discovering Ancient Pompeii”.
Live from Pompeii, the team of archaeologists from the University of Pisa and the IMT Alti Studi Lucca School talk about the PRAEDIA project, which studies the residential architecture of Regio II. The investigations, which until 2020 were concentrated in the Praedia of Giulia Felice, as of this year will focus on the Riti Magici Complex, where the researchers are currently working. On this occasion, the Gipsoteca di Arte Antica will remain open until midnight, with limited access.
Live from the gallery’s Facebook page
Address: Piazza S. Paolo all’Orto 20, Pisa
Monday 19 July 2021, 18:00 – Veterinary Anatomical Museum
The domestic cat: an example of the taming process.
On-line conference dedicated to the domestication process of the cat, a species defined as “tamed”, based on biological and behavioural aspects that make it unique among the animals with which we share our daily lives.
Info: Alessandra Coli – email@example.com
Thursday 22 July 2021 From 18:30 to 20:00 – Museum of Pathological Anatomy
The study of mummies between archaeology and palaeopathology
Online conference dedicated to the world of mummies with particular attention to the techniques used to preserve the bodies, their cultural significance and their importance for the study of ancient diseases.
Tuesday 27 July 2021
Museo degli Strumenti di Fisica – Special evening opening of the Scientific Playroom
Three visiting shifts: 18:00 -19:00/19:00-20:00/21:00-22:00
Guided tours by appointment. Free entrance, reservation required at the contacts
050/2214861 – 320/0403946 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Cittadella Galileiana – Largo Renzo Spadoni, Area dei Vecchi Macelli
Accessible to people with disabilitie