Biblisch-Archäologisches Institut

Dr. Adriano Orsingher


BAI involvement:

Adriano Orsingher is currently a Beatriu de Pinós Postdoctoral fellow at the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona where he teaches ancient History. He is collaborating as a cooperation partner with Prof Jens Kamlah and Prof Martin Bartelheim in the DFG-funded A06 subproject “Connectivity, interregional networks and cultural contacts: Late Bronze Age and Iron Age ResourceCultures in the Eastern Mediterranean” (2021-2025) of the interdisciplinary collaborative research centre SFB 1070 ResourceCultures. Sociocultural Dynamics and the Use of Resources. He is also a member of the Tell el-Burak Archaeological project.


Selected recent publications:

Orsingher, A. (2021). “Ivory networks in the Iron Age Mediterranean: a lid from Tharros”, in N. Chiarenza, B. D’Andrea, A. Orsingher (eds.). LRBT. Dall’archeologia all’epigrafia. Studi in onore di Maria Giulia Amadasi Guzzo (Semitica et Classica: Supplementa 3), Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 313-335.

Orsingher, A. – Alkhalid, M. (2021). “Masking Phenomena in Late Bronze Age Syria. A New Mask from Ebla”, Studia Eblaitica 7, pp. 159-190.

Orsingher, A. (2021). “Giving a face to a name. Phoenician and Punic Divine Iconographies, Names and Genders”, Archimède. Archéologie et histoire ancienne 8, pp. 85-98. ISSN 2418-3547.

Orsingher, A. (2021). “Disease, Demons and Masks in the Iron Age Mediterranean”, World Archaeology 52 (5) [2020], pp. 765-783. ISSN 0043-8243.

Orsingher, A., (2021). “Il «Secolo breve»: Mozia tra le due battaglie di Himera (c. 480-409 a.C.)”, in A. Roppa - M. Botto - P. van Dommelen (eds.), Il Mediterraneo occidentale dalla fase fenicia all'egemonia cartaginese. Dinamiche insediative, forme rituali e cultura materiale nel V secolo a.C., Roma: Quasar, pp. 203-214. ISBN 978-88-5491-079-9.

Orsingher A. - Bechtold, B - Marconi, C. (2020). “Selinunte’s Pre-409 BC Phoenician and Punic Connections: A Ceramic Perspective from the Main Urban Sanctuary”, Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Römische Abteilung 126, pp. 235-310. ISSN 0342-1287.

Orsingher, A. - Amicone, S.R. - Kamlah, J. - Sader, H. - Berthold, C. (2020). “Phoenician lime for Phoenician wine. Iron Age plaster from a wine press at Tell el-Burak, Lebanon”, Antiquity 94 (377), pp. 1224-1244. ISSN 0003-598X; E-ISSN 1745-1744.

Orsingher, A. (2020). “Praising the rising sun. On a baboon-shaped vessel from Tharros”, in M. Guirguis, S. Muscuso, R. Pla Orquín (eds.), Cartagine, il Mediterraneo centro-occidentale e la Sardegna. Società, economia e cultura materiale tra Fenici e autoctoni (Le Monografie della SAIC 3), Sassari: SAIC Editore, pp. 147-163. ISBN 978-88-942506-2-6; ISSN 2724-0894.

Orsingher, A. (2020). “Gli dei al buio. Un riesame di Grotta Regina”, in Celestino Pérez, S.; Rodríguez González, E. (eds.), Un viaje entre el Oriente y el Occidente del Mediterráneo. Actas del IX Congreso Internacional de Estudios Fenicios y Púnicos (Mytra 5), Mérida: Instituto de Arqueología, Mérida, pp. 223-237. ISBN 978-84-09-11361-3.