Classical & Archaeological Studies

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Dr Ada Nifosi

Lecturer in Classical and Archaeological Studies


Office: Cornwallis George Allen Wing 104
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1-2pm (or by appointment)


Ada started her academic studies in Italy. She gained a BA in Classical Archaeology at the University of Padua (2006), an MA in Egyptian Archaeology at the University of Bologna (2008) and an MPhil in Egyptian Archaeology at Bologna (2012). She submitted her doctoral thesis at the University of Kent (August 2015). Her thesis, supervised by Drs. Csaba La’da and Patty Baker, is a historical and archaeological study of the legal and social status of women and children in Graeco-Roman Egypt.

In March 2015 she was awarded with the Faculty of Humanities Research Prize for Postgraduate Research for her study of a group of Egyptian amulets at the Beaney Museum of Art and Knowledge (Canterbury).

She started teaching at the University of Kent in 2012 where she also obtained her PGCHE in 2014.

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Also view these in the Kent Academic Repository

Nifosi, A. (2009). Catalogo degli amuleti di Bakchias (1994-2007). [Online]. La Mandragora Editrice. Available at:
Total publications in KAR: 1 [See all in KAR]
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Ada Nifosi teaches modules on ancient Egypt.

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Classical & Archaeological Studies, School of European Culture and Languages, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 827159 or contact Classical & Archaeological Studies

Last Updated: 11/07/2018