Eleni Vassilika B.A, M.A, Ph.D, took her advanced degrees at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York. She also studied in Athens, Cologne and Trier. She was Keeper of Antiquities at the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambrige (1990-2000), then director at the Roemer-und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim (2000-2005). Her specialities include Egyptian and classical art, Ptolemaic iconography and base metal statuary. Since October 2005, she is the Director of Museum Egizio of Turin.
Sara Caramello Egyptologist with the Fondazione Museo delle Antichità Egizie di Torino since 2007, Sara took her Bachelor’s Degree in Egyptology at University of Turin (2003). She completed her PhD in advanced studies of antiquity at the University of Udine (2007) with her thesis on “Religious cults and syncretisms based on Aramaic inscriptions of the Egypt Late Period (VII-III century BC)”. She is well known as an Egyptologist and Aramaicist and divides her time between the Museum and teaching (since 2004) at the University of Udine. Sara has also worked devotedly in the Museo Egizio’s Education department since 2003. Her preferred topics are the Aramaic inscriptions of Egypt and, more generally, the relations between Egypt and the Ancient Near East.