Since 1968 the University of Macerata, thanks to Antonino Di Vita – since 1962 Adviser to the Libyan government for the antiquities of Tripolitania and then, until 2011, professor emeritus in Macerata and founder in 2001 of the “Center for Research and Documentation on North African Archaeology” – performed excavations, research and monumental restoration in Libya, especially Leptis Magna and Sabratha, in close collaboration with the Libyan government and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Just to celebrate its 45 years of archaeological work in Libya, the University of Macerata organized on 12-13 and 18 March, 2014, an exhibition and a conference, edited by Maria Antonietta Rizzo and Gilberto Montali. During the event, the “Center for Research and Documentation on North African Archaeology” will be entitled to Antonino Di Vita. Besides, prof. G. Paci will present the book I racconti del professore. Antonino Di Vita, by Liliana Madeo.
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