Dr Carlo Rindi Nuzzolo is an Egyptologist and archaeologist specialising in the study of burial customs, the interpretation of craftsmanship techniques, the investigation of regional styles and religious and socio-cultural interconnections. He has been lecturing, tutoring, and coordinating subjects and projects related to ancient civilizations, digital humanities, collecting and provenance research, cultural heritage preservation and protection for more than 10 years. Previously, he was Lead Curator for the Circulating Artefacts Project (Dept of Egypt & Sudan) at the British Museum, where he specialised in provenance research, monitoring the art market as well as key heritage sites. Carlo completed his PhD at Monash University, where is currently in charge of a curatorial project to organise, describe, and make digitally accessible the Archaeological Museum of the Centre for Ancient Cultures at Monash.


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  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo, 2020 "Broken faces: investigating evidence of regionalism in mummy mask fragments from the Kellis 1 cemetery" in Eds. Ashten R. Warfe, James C.R. Gill, Caleb R. Hamilton, Amy J. Pettman and David A. Stewart, Dust, Demons and Pots Studies in Honour of Colin A. Hope, Peeters: Leuven. (Invited paper)
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo, and Guidotti, Irene, 2020 "Epidemics between Europe and Egypt in a rediscovered work of Giuseppe Nizzoli", in Ed. Tomorad, Mladen, Egypt and Austria XII - Egypt and the Orient: The Current Research, Archaeopress: Oxford.
  • Ben-Dor Evian, Shirly with contributions by Orly Goldwasser and Daphna Ben-Tor, Carlo Rindi Nuzzolo and Stefan Wimmer. Emoglyphs: Picture-Writing from Hieroglyphs to the Emoji. Israel Museum Catalogue 690. Jerusalem, 2019.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo, and Guidotti, Irene. "Re-excavating Egyptological manuscripts: the explorer Angelo Castelbolognesi and his donations to the museums of Ferrara and Florence", 347-358. Egypt & Austria XI: In Search of the Orient, Vienna, Austria, 2018.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo. "Graeco-Roman cartonnage from the Kellis 1 cemetery (Ismant el-Kharab - Dakhleh Oasis): the case of tombs 10 and 25." In Burial and mortuary practices in late period and Graeco-Roman Egypt : proceedings of the International Conference held at Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, 17-19 July 2014, edited by Katalin Anna Kóthay, 307-311. Budapest : Museum of Fine Arts, 2017.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo, and Guidotti, Irene. "Eight years following the traces of Giuseppe and Amalia Nizzoli: preliminary results of the Nizzoli Project." In Egypt 2015: Perspectives of Research: Proceedings of the Seventh European Conference of Egyptologists (2nd-7th June, 2015, Zagreb – Croatia), edited by Mladen Tomorad and Joanna Popielska-Grzybowska, 347-358. Oxford: Archaeopress Egyptology, 2017.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo. "Tradition and Transformation: retracing Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figures from Akhmîm in Museums and Private Collections." In (Re)productive traditions in ancient Egypt : proceedings of the conference held at the University of Liège, 6th-8th February 2013, edited by Todd Gillen, 445-474. Liège: Presses Universitaires de Liège, 2017.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo, and Guidotti, Irene. "The Traveler as a direct witness: re-investigating Amalia Nizzoli’s Memorie sull’Egitto." In Egypt & Austria X: Visualizing the Orient. Central Europe and the Near East in the 19th and 20th Century. Proceeding of the International Conference, edited by Adéla Jůnová Macková, Lucie Storchová and Libor Jůn, 21-31. Prague: Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (AMU), Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU), 2016.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo. "Two Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figures from Akhmim in the Egyptian Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest," Bulletin du Musée Hongrois des Beaux-Arts 119 (2014): 13-41.
  • Rindi, Carlo. "Some remarks on the positioning of Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figures in Third Intermediate and Late Period burials." In Cult and Belief in Ancient Egypt: Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress for Young Egyptologists, edited by Teodor Lekov, and Emil Buzov, 30-36. Sofia : East West, 2014.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo, and Guidotti, Irene. "Origins and legacy of Giuseppe Nizzoli, chancellor of the Austrian consulate in Egypt" Studi di Egittologia e Papirologia, 11, 2014, 149-154. Torrossa, doi:10.1400/226449.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo. 2016. "Giuseppe and Amalia Nizzoli in Egypt: details on the formation of the third collection of Egyptian antiquities as seen from a previously unknown document". Egypt and Austria IX : Perception of the Orient in Central Europe (1800-1918) : Proceedings of the Symposium Held at Betliar, Slovakia (October 21st to 24th, 2013). 279-295.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo, and Guidotti, Irene. Amalia Nizzoli e la sua tomba perduta. Storia di un ritrovamento e degli ultimi anni di vita dell'autrice di "Memorie sull'Egitto". Edizioni Il Filo, 2015.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo. "Between Milan and Florence: the second collection of Giuseppe Nizzoli," Studi di Egittologia e Papirologia 11 (2014): 129-148, doi:10.1400/226448.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo. "A Gift from the Oasis: The Eternal process of Life, Death and Rebirth through a Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figure / Darilo iz Oaze: Večni Krog Življenja, Smrti in Ponovnega Rojstva Skozi Kipec Ptah-Sokar-Ozirisa." In Magija Amuletov/The Magic of Amulets, edited by Marko Frelih, 149-155. Ljubljana : Slovenski etnografski muzej, 2014.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo, "The Ptah-Sokar-Osiris Figure of Tjesraperet, Wet Nurse of Pharaoh Taharka's daughter. Typological and Historical Analysis", Bulletin de la Société d'Égyptologie Genève, 29(2013): 131-144.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo. "An Unusual Group of Ptah-Sokar-Osiris Figures Some Reflections on Typology and Provenance", Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, 49(2013): 193-204, https://doi.org/10.5913/0065-9991-49-1-193.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo. "An Autograph letter of Giuseppe Nizzoli and a memory of Ippolito Rosellini: gleanings of Egyptology in the National Central Library of Florence", Studi di Egittologia e Papirologia 10 (2013): 151-162, doi:1824-7326.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo. "A Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figure in the name of Nesmin, son of Ankhpakhered", Egitto e Vicino Oriente, 35(2012): 71-82.
  • Rindi Nuzzolo, Carlo. "Il prestito degli e-book nell'esperienza della "Lazzerini" di Prato", Biblioteche Oggi, 2012.

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