Agnese Livia Fischetti MA

Agnese Livia Fischetti is KNIR Fellow in 2020 and has been a non resident fellow of the institute from 2015-2019. She works on a PhD project titled The main road network from the slopes of the Alban Hills to Rome. The development of sites along the so called “via Castrimeniense” at the University of Groningen (GIA). This project studies which are the main routes that connected the Alban Hills with Rome before the expansion of Rome and the human habitation, the sacred features and the development of the territory along them. In particular, the research focuses on an ancient road called the via Castrimeniense and on the sites it connected. The PhD research will result in a monograph on the ancient topography of the Ciampino area and on the material culture (in particular middle-republican ceramics) collected during recent archaeological excavations.

Agnese Livia Fischetti (1969) is a Phd candidate of the GIA. She holds Master’s degree in technical geo-archaeology for land management and the protection of cultural heritage, from the Università degli Studi di Roma Tre (2002-2003), and a degree in Archaeology at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” (1997), with a specialization in the Topography of ancient Rome. Moreover, she specialized in ceramic archaeological restoration. From 2009 to 2013 she was the Scientific Director of the Museo Civico Archeologico ANTIQUARIUM of Nettuno. From 1999 until now she has collaborated with Soprintendenza Archeologia del Lazio e dell’Etruria Meridionale as archaeologist and as restorer. She is ceramist and she teaches courses on restoration and clay working for civic museums. At KNIR she teaches a course titled: Material Culture of the Republican Period and she will organize an expert workshop on the archaeology landscape and material culture of the suburbium of Rome.