Assoz. Prof. Mag. Dr. Marta Luciani, Privatdoz.


Ritter, M, Guidetti, M, Horejs, B, Luciani, M, Müller, V, Schwall, C, Salisbury, RB, Höflmayer, F & Bürge, T (Hrsg.) 2018, Proceedings 10th International Congress Archaeology of Ancient Near East, 25–29 April 2016, Vienna, vol. 1. Proceedings of the International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Bd. 1, Harrasowitz, Wiesbaden.

Luciani, M 2018, Pottery from the “Midianite Heartland”? On Tell Kheleifeh and Qurayyah Painted Ware. New Evidence from the Harvard Semitic Museum. in L Nehmé & A Al-Jallad (Hrsg.), To the Madbar and Back Again. : Studies in the Languages, Archaeology, and Cultures of Arabia dedicated to Michael C.A. Macdonald. Brill, S. 392-438.






Luciani, M 2017, The 2000-2001 Campaigns in Operation K at Tell Mishrifeh: Discovery of a Previously Unknown Palace at Qatna. in J-P Thalmann (Hrsg.), Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. Maison Archéologie & Ethnologie, René-Ginouvès, Nanterre.

Luciani, M 2017, Transitions in Material Culture of the 2nd Millennium BCE: The Middle Bronze to Late Bronze Shift Seen from Northwest Arabia. in A Hausleiter (Hrsg.), Material Worlds: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Contacts and Exchange in the Ancient Near East, ISAW Workshop.

Luciani, M 2017, Connecting Data from New Research in the Arabian Peninsula. in M Luciani (Hrsg.), THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE ARABIAN PENINSULA, 2. Connecting the evidence. Proceedings of the International Workshop held in Vienna on April 25, 2016. OREA, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

Luciani, M 2017, Introduction to the Theme of Section 7. in M Luciani (Hrsg.), 10 ICAANE. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. Section 7: Images in Context: Agency, Audiences and Perception. Harrassowitz Verlag.


Luciani, M 2017, Urban Oases in Arabia: New Perspectives from the North West. in M Luciani (Hrsg.), THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE ARABIAN PENINSULA, 2. Connecting the evidence. Proceedings of the International Workshop held in Vienna on April 25, 2016. OREA, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

Luciani, M 2017, Women in Archaeological Restoration: A report from the field. in RG Stiegner (Hrsg.), Süd-Arabien / South Arabia: A Great "Lost Corridor" of Mankind. A Collection of Papers Dedicated to the Re-establishment of South Arabian Studies in Austria . Bd. 11, Wiener offene Orientalistik, Nr. 1, Bd. 10, Ugarit-Verlag, Münster, S. 153-158.


Luciani, M 2016, Iron Smelting and Smithing in Northern Syria: The Context and Its Interpretation. in I Thuesen (Hrsg.), 2 ICAANE. Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. Department of History and Cultures, Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna and Eisenbrauns, S. 823-838.

Abdulrahman, A, Luciani, M, Morandi Bonacossi, D, Novák, M & Pfälzner, P 2016, The Syrian-Italian-German Mission at Tall Mishrife/Qatna: Results of the First Season in 1999. in I Thuesen (Hrsg.), 2 ICAANE. Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. Department of History and Cultures, Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna and Eisenbrauns, S. 553-568.

Luciani, M 2016, Chapter 1. Mobility, Contacts and the Definition of Culture(s) in New Archaeological Research in Northwest Arabia. in M Luciani (Hrsg.), The Archaeology of North Arabia, Oases and Landscapes. Proceedings of the International Congress held at the University of Vienna, 5-8 December, 2013. OREA, Bd. 4, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna, S. 21-56.

Luciani, M 2016, Introduction. in M Luciani (Hrsg.), The Archaeology of North Arabia, Oases and Landscapes. Proceedings of the International Congress held at the University of Vienna, 5-8 December, 2013. OREA, Bd. 4, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna, S. 8-20.



















Luciani, M 2015, Some Methodological Remarks on Stratigraphic and Chronological Issues in Third Millennium Central and South Mesopotamia. in R Dittmann & GJ Selz (Hrsg.), It’s a Long Way to a Historiography of the Early Dynastic Period(s) . Bd. 15, Altertumskunde des Vorderen Orients, Ugarit-Verlag, S. 247-258.

Luciani, M, van Ess, M & Saber, SA 2015, Chemchemal. in K Kopanias, J MacGinnis & J Ur (Hrsg.), Archaeological Projects in the Kurdistan Region in Iraq Commissioned by The Directorate of Antiquities of Kurdistan in Co-operation with The Department of Antiquities of Erbil The Department of Antiquities of Sulaimaniyah The Department of Antiquities of Dohuk The Department of Antiquities of Garmiyan The Department of Antiquities of Soran . Digital Access to Scholarship Harvard DASH, S. 14.

Luciani, M & van Ess, M 2015, Northwestern Sulaimaniyah Survey. in Archaeological Projects in the Kurdistan Region in Iraq Commissioned by The Directorate of Antiquities of Kurdistan in Co-operation with The Department of Antiquities of Erbil The Department of Antiquities of Sulaimaniyah The Department of Antiquities of Dohuk The Department of Antiquities of Garmiyan The Department of Antiquities of Soran. Digital Access to Scholarship Harvard DASH, S. 33.




Luciani, M 2014, Chapter 1. Key Issues in the Investigation and Study of Late Bronze Age Pottery. in M Luciani & A Hausleiter (Hrsg.), Recent Trends in the Study of Late Bronze Age Ceramics in Syro-Mesopotamia and neighbouring regions, Proceedings of the International Workshop Held in Berlin, November, 2-5, 2006. Bd. 32, Orient-Archäologie, Verlag Marie Leidorf GmbH, S. 5-25.










Luciani, M 2013, Introductory remarks to The Archaeology of North Arabia: Oases and Landscapes. in Abstracts of the International Congress: The Archaeology of North Arabia: Oases and Landscapes. S. 6, International Congress: The Archaeology of North Arabia: Oases and Landscapes, Wien, Österreich, 5/12/13.






Luciani, M 2013, On women made of clay. Enquiries on the meaning of an Ancient Near Eastern non-elite (?) production. in GJ Selz & K Wagensonner (Hrsg.), “Orientalische Kunstgeschichte(n)”: Festschrift für Erika Bleibtreu. Bd. 13, Wiener Offene Orientalistik, LIT Verlag, Wien.








van Ess, M & Luciani, M 2012, Survey im Nordwesten der Provinz Sulaimaniyah (Nordirak). in DAI Orient-Abteilung, Aktuelle Forschungen 2012. S. 70-71.

van Ess, M & Luciani, M 2012, Survey in the Northwestern Province of Sulaimaniyah (Northern Iraq). in DAI Orient-Abteilung, Aktuelle Forschungen 2012. Berlin, S. 70-71.













Luciani, M 2008, Chapter 9. Archaeological Field Training for a Variety of Different Types of Sites: from the Near Eastern tell to the prehistoric settlement camp. in PJ Ucko, Q Ling & J Hubert (Hrsg.), From Concepts of The Past To Practical Strategies: The Teaching of Archaeological Field Techniques: UCL ICCHA Studies Series. saffron books, London, S. 127-144.

Luciani, M 2008, Friede oder Abwesenheit von Krieg? Versuche in der Archäologie Syro-Mesopotamiens. in M Meyer (Hrsg.), Friede – Eine Spurensuche. Wien, S. 31-44.

Luciani, M 2008, The late Middle Bronze to early Late Bronze Age in Qatna, with special emphasis on decorated and imported pottery. in E Czerny & M Bietak (Hrsg.), in M. Bietak – E. Czerny (eds.), The Bronze Age in the Lebanon. Studies on the Archaeology and Chronology of Lebanon, Syria and Egypt, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Bd. Denkschriften der Gesamtakademie, L., Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (ÖAW), Wien, S. 115-126.

Luciani, M 2006, La varietà dei materiali. in S de Martino (Hrsg.), Storia d'Europa e del Mediterraneo. Parte I. Il Mondo Antico: Sezione I. La Preistoria dell'Uomo. L'Oriente mediterraneo. Volume I. Dalla Preistoria alla Storia. Bd. I.I., Storia d'Europa e del Mediterraneo., Salerno Editrice, Roma, S. Tav. 1-8.

Luciani, M 2006, Nascita e modi della rappresentazione simbolica e artistica. in S de Martino (Hrsg.), Storia d'Europa e del Mediterraneo. Parte I. Il Mondo Antico: Sezione I. La Preistoria dell'Uomo. L'Oriente mediterraneo. Volume I. Dalla Preistoria alla Storia. Bd. I.I., Salerno Editrice, Roma, S. Tavv. 1-14.

Luciani, M 2006, Sviluppo delle amministrazioni complesse e della scrittura. in S de Martino (Hrsg.), Storia d'Europa e del Mediterraneo. Parte I. Il Mondo Antico.: Sezione I. La Preistoria dell'Uomo. L'Oriente mediterraneo. Volume I. Dalla Preistoria alla Storia. Bd. I.I., Storia d'Europa e del Mediterraneo, Salerno Editrice, Roma, S. Tavv. 1-4.

Luciani, M 2006, Ivory at Qatna. in E Czerny, I Hein, H Hunger, D Melman & A Schwab (Hrsg.), Timelines. Studies in honour of Manfred Bietak. Bd. 149/3, Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta, Peeters Publishers, Leuven/Paris/Dudley, S. 17-38.





Luciani, M 2005, Excavations in Operation K. in M Maqdissi & D Morandi Bonacossi (Hrsg.), The Metropolis of the Orontes. Art and Archaeology from the Ancient Kingdom of Qatna. Seven Years of Syrian-Italian Collaboration at Mishrifeh/Qatna, Excavations in Operation K, with contributions by A. Canci and M. Luciani, ., 47, Damaskus, S. 29-31.

Luciani, M 2005, The 'Lower City Palace'. in M Maqdissi & D Morandi Bonacossi (Hrsg.), The Metropolis of the Orontes. Art and Archaeology from the Ancient Kingdom of Qatna. Seven Years of Syrian-Italian Collaboration at Mishrifeh/Qatna, with contributions by A. Canci and M. Luciani., 46, S. 50-51.

Luciani, M 2005, Chapter VI. Area G. The Iron Age Productive Area (Period IX) and the Inhumation Cemetery (Period X). in L Bachelot & FM Fales (Hrsg.), Tell Shiukh Fawqani 1994-1998. Bd. VI, History of the Ancient Near East / Monographs, Sargon Editrice s.r.l., Padova, S. 719-994.

Strobel, K, Gerber, C, Luciani, M & Christof, E 2005, Feldforschungen in Tavium 2004 - Bericht über die Kampagne 2004. in 23. Araştırma Sonuçları Toplantısı, 2. Cilt, ., 44, Ankara, S. 359-376.

Maritan, L, Mazzoli, C, Michielin, V, Morandi Bonacossi, D, Luciani, M & Molin, G 2005, 'The Provenance and Production Technology of Bronze Age and Iron Age Pottery from Tell Mishrifeh/Qatna (Syria)' Archaeometry, Jg. 47, Nr. 4, 43, S. 723-744.



Luciani, M 2004, Operation K. in Excavating Qatna I: Preliminary Report on the 1999 and 2000 Campaigns of the Joint Syrian-Italian-German Archaeological Research Project at Tell Mishrifeh., 42, Damaskus, S. 145-168 and Pl. 5.

Luciani, M 2004, Palazzi, abitazioni e botteghe tra prima Età del Bronzo Tardo e Ferro nell'antica Qatna. Il cantiere K a Tell Mishrifeh (tavole LVII-LXI). in M Guidi & S Ponchia (Hrsg.), Ricerche Archeologiche in Italia e in Siria, Atti delle Giornate di studio, Verona 6 - 7 maggio 2002., 41, Padua, S. 133-146.

Morandi Bonacossi, D & Luciani, M 2004, Qatna and the Orontes. in M Al-Hayek (Hrsg.), Proceedings of the 2003 Conference Hama and the Orontes. History and Culture., 40, Homs, S. 5-15.

Luciani, M 2004, Tell Shiukh Fawqani (Northern Syria) in the Late Bronze and Iron Ages. in FM Fales & D Morandi Bonacossi (Hrsg.), Mesopotamia e Arabia: Scavi archeologici e Studi Territoriali delle Università Trivenete (1994-1998)., 39, Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Venice, S. 43-63.

Präsentation des Buchs „The Archaeology of North Arabia, Oases and Landscapes“

Matthias Adelhofer (VortragendeR), Luciani, M. (AutorIn)
11 Nov 2017

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Current Issues in the Archaeology of Arabia: A View from the North West

Luciani, M. (Invited speaker)
7 Nov 20179 Nov 2017

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Life and living conditions in NW Arabia during the Bronze Age. First results from the bioarchaeological work at Qurayyah

Luciani, M. (VortragendeR), Michaela Binder (VortragendeR), Abdullah S. Alsaud (AutorIn)
5 Aug 2017

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The New Archaeological Joint Project on the Site of Qurayyah, NW Arabia: Results of the First Two Excavation Seasons

Luciani, M. (VortragendeR), Abdullah S. Alsaud (Invited speaker)
5 Aug 2017

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Bronze Age Precursors of the Red Sea Route

Luciani, M. (Invited speaker)
3 Jul 2017

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Südlich der südlichen Levante. Neue Forschungen aus dem Norden der Arabischen Halbinsel

Luciani, M. (Invited speaker)
22 Mär 2017

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Archäologie im “Land Midian”: Schnittstelle zwischen Levante und Arabien

Luciani, M. (Invited speaker)
8 Feb 2017

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Life and Death in the Land of Midian

Luciani, M. (Invited speaker)
12 Jun 2016

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Archaeological Field Research: the Case of Qurayyah

Luciani, M. (VortragendeR)
10 Jun 2016

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South of the Southern Levant

Luciani, M. (Invited speaker)
3 Mai 2016

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Urban Oases in Arabia: New Evidence from the North West

Luciani, M. (VortragendeR)
25 Apr 2016

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Transitions in Material Culture of 2nd Millennium BCE North Arabia

Luciani, M. (Invited speaker)
7 Mär 2016

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Stratigraphie von Square Q3 in Tayma: Neue Ergebnisse

Luciani, M. (Invited speaker)
6 Jul 2015

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On women made of clay. Enquiries on an Ancient Near Eastern production

Luciani, M. (Invited speaker)
10 Jun 2015

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Whose Cultural Heritage? The Case of Northern Iraq

Luciani, M. (Invited speaker)
24 Apr 2015

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