Dr. Nicola Ialongo

Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

  • Graduated at Sapienza – University of Rome (2004)
  • PhD in Prehistoric Archaeology at Sapienza – University of Rome (2011)
  • Research Fellow at Sapienza – University of Rome, Department of Sciences of Antiquity (2012-2016)
  • Postdoc Researcher at the University of Copenhagen, Saxo Institute (2016)
  • Postdoc Researcher at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Seminar für Ur- und Frühgeschichte (2017-ongoing).
    Ausgrabungen
  • 2010 – 2016: Vice-Director of the excavations at the Bronze Age settlement at Monte Croce-Guardia, Marche. Director Prof. A. Cardarelli
  • 2010 – 2016: Vice-Director of the excavations at the Bronze Age settlement and cult place at Monte Cimino, Northern Latium. Director Prof. A. Cardarelli
  • 2009 – 2015: Fieldwork Coordinator of the excavations at the Bronze Age settlement of Broglio di Trebisacce, Calabria. Director Dr. A. Vanzetti
  • 2004 – 2008: Field Director of the excavations in several Bronze Age sites in Bonorva (SS, Sardinia). Director Dr. A. Boninu, Dr. A. Vanzetti.

  • Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Bronze Age sanctuaries and ritual, and connections with society and economy
  • Bronze age hoards, in connection with production, exchange economy and social structure
  • Relative chronology of Bronze Age Italy and the Western Mediterranean
  • Prehistoric Sardinia and ancient Mediterranean: definition of local chronologies and correlation with other Mediterranean sequences; relations between Sardinia, Phoenicians and the Italian peninsula between the end of the Bronze Age and the Beginning of the Iron Age
  • sanctuaries; landscape archaeology and settlement patterns
  • Economy and weight systems in prehistoric Europe
  • Peninsular Italy during the Bronze Age and the Early Iron Age. Specific areas of interest: lake-side settlement systems; Final Bronze Age settlements and cult places in Etruria (Central Italy); specialized ceramic productions in Southern Italy during the Final Bronze Age (protogeometric ware)
  • Archaeological application of statistics, mathematics and spatial analysis.

  • Publikationen

    Books
  • IALONGO N. 2007. Il Fucino nella protostoria. Grandi contesti e problemi della Protostoria italiana 10. All’insegna del Giglio, Firenze.

  • Doctoral Thesis
  • IALONGO N. 2011. Il santuario nuragico di Monte S. Antonio di Siligo (SS). Studio analitico dei complessi cultuali della Sardegna protostorica. Doctoral Thesis, Sapienza University of Rome. http://hdl.handle.net/10805/1490.

  • Artikel
  • IALONGO N. 2017. Crisis and Recovery: The Cost of Sustainable Development in Nuragic Sardinia. European Journal of Archaeology 20: 1-21.
  • IALONGO N., VACCA A., VANZETTI A. 2016 in press. Indeterminacy and Approximation in Mediterranean Weight Systems in the 3rd and 2nd millennia BC. In D. Brandherm, Heymans E., Hofmann D., Wells N. (eds.) Gifts, goods and money - comparing currency and circulation systems in past societies. Archaeopress.
  • IALONGO N., VANZETTI A. 2016. The intangible weight of things: approximate nominal weights in modern society. In Biagetti S., Lugli F. (eds.) The Intangible Elements of Culture in Ethnoarchaeological Research. Elsevier.
  • IALONGO N., DI RENZONI A, ORTOLANI M., VANZETTI A. 2015. An analytical framework for the study of prehistoric weight systems: a case study from Nuragic Sardinia. Origini 37: 149-171.
  • IALONGO N. 2013a. Sanctuaries and the emergence of elites in Nuragic Sardinia during the Early Iron Age (c. 950-720 BC): the actualization of a ‘ritual strategy’. Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology 26, 2: 187-209.
  • IALONGO N. 2013b. L'inizio dell'età del Ferro in Sardegna. Verso la definizione di una cronologia comparata. In Roppa A., Van Dommelen P. (eds.) Materiali e contesti nell’età del ferro sardo, Proceedings of the Conference, San Vero Milis (Oristano), 25 May 2012. Rivista di studi Fenici 41, 1-2: 43-54.
  • VANZETTI A., CASTANGIA G., DEPALMAS A., IALONGO N., LEONELLI V., PERRA M., USAI A. 2013. Complessi fortificati della Sardegna e delle isole del Mediterraneo occidentale nella protostoria. In Bartoloni G., Michetti L.M. (eds.) Mura di legno, mura di terra, mura di pietra: fortificazioni del Mediterraneo antico, Proceedings of the International Conference, Rome, 7-9 May 2012. Scienze dell’Antichità 19: 83-123.
  • IALONGO N., BONINU A., SCHIAPPELLI A., VANZETTI A. 2012. La sequenza ceramica e strutturale del villaggio del nuraghe Tres Nuraghes di Bonorva (SS). In La preistoria della Sardegna, Proceedings of the XLIV Scientific Meeting of the IIPP, Cagliari – Barumini – Sassari, 23-28 November 2009, Firenze: 717-723.
  • IALONGO N., USAI L., VANZETTI A. 2012. La tomba di giganti di Pala ‘e Sulzaga, Bonorva (SS). In La preistoria della Sardegna, Proceedings of the XLIV Scientific Meeting of the IIPP, Cagliari – Barumini – Sassari, 23-28 November 2009, Firenze: 1451-1455.
  • BARBARO B., CARDARELLI A., DAMIANI I., DI GENNARO F., IALONGO N., SCHIAPPELLI A., TRUCCO F. 2011. Sito protostorico di Monte Cimino (Soriano nel Cimino, VT): un centro fortificato e un complesso cultuale dell’età del Bronzo Finale. Rapporto preliminare. Scienze dell’Antichità 17: 611-620.
  • IALONGO N. 2010. Ripostigli e complessi di bronzi votivi della Sardegna nuragica tra Bronzo Recente e prima età del ferro. Proposta di una scansione cronologica, Origini 32: 315-352.
  • IALONGO N., SCHIAPPELLI A., VANZETTI A. 2007. L’edificio termale di Sas Presones, Rebeccu, Bonorva (SS). In Angiolillo S. et al. (ed.) Ricerca e confronti 2006, Giornate di studio di archeologia e storia dell'arte, Cagliari: 199-210.
  • IALONGO N., COSENTINO S., D’ERCOLE V., MIELI G., 2005. Il Fucino nella protostoria. in Attema P., Nijboer A., Zifferero A. (eds.) Communities and settlements from the Neolithic to the early Medieval period, Proceedings of the 6th conference of Italian Archaeology, Groeningen, 15-17 April 2003. Papers in Italian Archaeology 6.1, BAR International Series 1452 (I).