Publications by scholars connected with the Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan, grouped by research areas.

Islamic

  • Adamesteanu Dinu, "Notes sur le site archéologique de Ghazni", Afghanistan no. 15/1. 1960: 21-30.
  • Allegranzi Viola, L'iscrizione in persiano del palazzo sultaniale di Ghazni (Afghanistan) (M.A. thesis, unpublished) . Napoli 2011.
  • Allegranzi Viola, "Royal Architecture Portrayed in Bayhaqī’s Tārīḫ-i Masʻūdī and Archaeological Evidence from Ghazni (Afghanistan, 10th-12th c.)", Annali dell’Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli no. 74. Napoli 2014: 95-120.
  • Artusi Simona, "Architectural Decoration from the Palace of Mas'ūd III in Ghazni: Brickwork and Brickwork with Stucco. A Preliminary Analysis", in Anna Filigenzi and Roberta Giunta (eds), Fifty years of research in the Heart of Eurasia. The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Roma 2009: 117-129.
  • Bagnera Alessandra, "Ghaznavidi e Ghuridi", Enciclopedia dell’Arte Medievale no. 6. Roma 1995: 598-604.
  • Bombaci Alessio, "Ghazni", East and West no. 8/3. 1957: 247-258.
  • Bombaci Alessio, "Ghaznavidi". Enciclopedia Universale dell’Arte (Roma) no. 6. 1958: 5-16.
  • Bombaci Alessio, "Introduction to the Excavations at Ghazni. Summary Report on the Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan", East and West no. 10/1-2. 1959: 3-22.
  • Bombaci Alessio, "Ghaznavidi", Enciclopedia Universale dell’Arte no. 6. Roma 1959: 5-16.
  • Bombaci Alessio, "Les Turcs et l’art ghaznavide", First International Congress of Turkish Art. Ankara 19th-24th October 1959. Ankara 1961: 65-70.
  • Bombaci Alessio, "La sposa del Cielo", in A Francesco Gabrieli. Studi orientalistici offerti nel sessantesimo compleanno dai suoi colleghi e discepoli (Studi orientali 5). Roma 1964: 21-34.
  • Bombaci Alessio, The Kūfic Inscription in Persian Verses in the Court of the Royal Palace of Mas‘ūd III at Ghazni. Rome 1966.
  • Fontana Maria Vittoria, "La fortuna di un ‘ağā’ib?", in Michele Bernardini e Natalia L. Tornesello (a cura di), Scritti in onore di Giovanni M. D’Erme, Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Dipartimento di Studi Asiatici Series Minor LXVIII. Napoli 2005: 441-456.
  • Fontana Maria Vittoria, "A Note on the Relationship between Some Ghaznavid and Byzantine Graffita Wares", In P. Callieri & A. Filigenzi (eds), To Maurizio Taddei (East and West, 55, 2005). Roma 2005: 117-127.
  • Fontana Maria Vittoria, "L’archeologia islamica in Afghanistan: passato e nuovi progetti IsIAO", in Anna Filigenzi and Roberta Giunta (eds), Fifty years of research in the Heart of Eurasia. The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Roma 2009: 77-88.
  • Galdieri Eugenio, "A Few Conservation Problems Concerning Several Islamic Monuments in Ghazni (Afghanistan). Technical Report and Notes on a Plan of Action, IsMEO". Rome 1978.
  • Galdieri Eugenio, "La città storica. I monumenti islamici e i musei di Ghazni", In Architettura nei paesi islamici. Seconda mostra internazionale di architettura, La Biennale di Venezia. Venezia 1982: 279.
  • Giunta Roberta, Bresc Cécile, "Listes de la titulature des Ghaznavides et des Ghurides à travers les documents numismatiques et épigraphiques", Eurasian Studies no. III.2. 2004: 161-243.
  • Giunta Roberta, Les inscriptions de la ville de Gazni (Afghanistan), PhD thesis, 3 vols (unpublished), available at the National Libraries of Rome and Florence. (Napoli) 1999.
  • Giunta Roberta, “Ghaznī. ii. Monuments and Inscriptions”, Encyclopaedia Iranica no. X/4. 2000: 385-388.
  • Giunta Roberta, “The Tomb of Muḥammad al-Harawī (447/1055) at Ġaznī (Afghanistan) and Some New Observations on the Tomb of Maḥmūd the Ġaznavid”, East and West no. 51/1-2. 2001: 109-126.
  • Giunta Roberta, “Some Brief Remarks on a Funerary Stele Located in the Ġaznī Area (Afghanistan)”, East and West no. 51/1-2. Rome 2001: 159-165.
  • Giunta Roberta, Les inscriptions funéraires de Ġaznī (IVe-IXe/Xe-XVe siècles). Napoli 2003: 420 pp..
  • Giunta Roberta, “Un texte de construction d’époque ġūride à Ġaznī”, in Maria Vittoria Fontana e Bruno Genito (a cura di), Studi in onore di Umberto Scerrato per il suo settantacinquesimo compleanno, Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Dipartimento di Studi Asiatici Series Minor LXV – IsIAO (Roma), 2 voll.. Napoli 2003: 439-455.
  • Giunta Roberta, “Le monete provenienti dagli scavi islamici di Ghazni (Afghanistan): nota preliminare”, Annali dell’Istituto Italiano di Numismatica no. 50. 2003: 183-187.
  • Giunta Roberta, “Testimonianze epigrafiche dei regnanti ghaznavidi a Ġaznī”, in Michele Bernardini e Natalia L. Tornesello (a cura di), Scritti in onore di Giovanni M. D’Erme, Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Dipartimento di Studi Asiatici Series Minor LXVIII. Napoli 2005: 525-555.
  • Giunta Roberta, “Islamic Ghazni. An IsIAO Archaeological Project in Afghanistan”. A Preliminary Report (July 2004-June 2005)”, East and West no. 55. Roma 2005: 473-484.
  • Giunta Roberta, “Ghazni”, Enciclopedia Archeologica, Istituto Italiano dell’Enciclopedia, Roma, vol. Asia. Roma 2005: 962-965.
  • Giunta Roberta, “Islamic Ghazni: Excavations, Surveys and New Research Objectives”, in Anna Filigenzi and Roberta Giunta (eds), Fifty years of research in the Heart of Eurasia. The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Roma 2009: 89-104.
  • Giunta Roberta, “The Renewal of the Activities of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan: The Emerging Retrieval of Documents and Finds of Islamic Epoch in Ghazni”, in Paolo Matthiae, Frances Pinnock, Lorenzo Nigro, Nicolò Marchetti (a cura di), Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (May, 5th-10th 2009, “Sapienza” - Università di Roma), vol. 3. (Islamic Session). Wiesbaden 2010: 75-89.
  • Giunta Roberta, “Les inscriptions persanes dans l’épigraphie monumentale de la ville de Ghazni (Afghanistan) aux 6e-7e/12e-13e siècle”, in Carlo G. Cereti (a cura di), Iranian Identity in the Course of History: Proceedings of the conference Held in Rome, 21-24 September 2005. IsIAO. Serie Orientale Roma, CV, Orientalia Romana, IX. Roma 2010: 163-180 .
  • Giunta Roberta, “New Epigraphic Data from the Excavations of the Ghaznavid Palace of Mas’ūd III at Ghazni (Afghanistan)”, in Pierfrancesco Callieri, Luca Colliva (a cura di), South Asian Archaeology. Proceedings of the 19th Meeting of the European Association of South Asian Archaeology in Ravenna, Italy, July 2007, vol. II, Historic Period (BAR International Series 2133). Oxford 2010: 123-131.
  • Giunta Roberta, “Ghazni”, in Francesco D’Arelli, Pierfrancesco Callieri (a cura di), A Oriente. Città, uomini e dei sulle vie della seta (Catalogo della mostra presso il Museo Nazionale Romano, Terme di Diocleziano, 21 ott. 2011-26 febb. 2012). Roma 2011: 109.
  • Giunta Roberta, “Dinu Adamesteanu a Ghazni”, in Salvatore Bianco (a cura di), Dinu Adamesteanu (Museo Archeologico Nazionale della Siritide di Policoro, MT; Catalogo della mostra). Taranto 2012: 109-117.
  • Morganti Giuseppe, "The Islamic Museum of Rawza: Recent History and Present Project", in Anna Filigenzi and Roberta Giunta (eds), Fifty years of research in the Heart of Eurasia. The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Roma 2009: 161-172.
  • Rugiadi Martina, Lazzarini Lorenzo , “Marble sources and artifacts from Ghazni, Afghanistan, and their archaeometric characterization”, Marmora no. 8. 2013: 93-103.
  • Rugiadi Martina, The marble architectural decoration from Ghazni (Afghanistan), PhD thesis, Università degli studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”, 5 vols (unpublished), available at the National Libraries of Rome and Florence. 2007.
  • Rugiadi Martina, “Documenting marbles of the Islamic period from the area of Ghazni. The Italian contribution (1957-2007)”, in Anna Filigenzi and Roberta Giunta (eds), Fifty years of research in the Heart of Eurasia. The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Rome 2009: 105-115.
  • Rugiadi Martina, “Marble from the palace of Mas‘ud III in Ghazni”, in Pierfrancesco Callieri and Luca Colliva (eds), Proceedings of the XIX International Conference on South Asian Archaeology, Ravenna, 2th-6th July 2007, vol. II Historic Periods. Oxford 2010: 297-306.
  • Rugiadi Martina , “The Ghaznavid Marble Architectural Decoration: An Overview”, Articles by the AKPIA@MIT Visiting Post-Doctoral Fellows, AKPIA@MIT (Aga Khan Project in Islamic Architecture, Massachussetts Institute of Technology) . 2010. URL: http://web.mit.edu/akpia/www/articlerugiadi.pdf.
  • Rugiadi Martina , “Carved Marble in Medieval Ghazni: Function and Meaning”, Hadeeth ad-Dar no. 34. Kuwait 2011: 5-11.
  • Rugiadi Martina , “‘As for the colours, look at a garden in spring’. Polychrome marble in the Ghaznavid architectural decoration", in Roger Matthews and John Curtis (eds), Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. April, 12th-16th 2010. British Museum, vol. II Ancient & Modern Issues in Cultural Heritage, Colour & Light in Architecture, Art and & Material Culture, Islamic Archaeology. Wiesbaden 2012: 254-273.
  • Rugiadi Martina , Decorazione architettonica in marmo da Ġaznī (Afghanistan). PhD Thesis.. Bologna: Bradypus Communicating Cultural Heritage 2012: 352.
  • Scerrato Umberto, "The First two Excavation Campaigns at Ghazni, 1957-1958. Summary Report on the Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan", East and West no. 10/1-2. 1959: 23-55.
  • Scerrato Umberto, "Oggetti metallici di età islamica in Afghanistan", Annali dell’Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli no. N.S. 9. 1959: 95-130.
  • Scerrato Umberto, "Islamic Glazed Tiles with moulded decoration from Ghazni", East and West no. 13/4. 1962: 263-287.
  • Scerrato Umberto, "Oggetti metallici di età islamica in Afghanistan. II", Annali dell’Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli no. N.S. 14. 1964: 673-714.
  • Scerrato Umberto, "Oggetti metallici di età islamica in Afghanistan. III. Staffe ghaznavidi", Annali dell’Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli no. N.S. 21. 1971: 455-466.
  • Scerrato Umberto, "Oggetti metallici di età islamica in Afghanistan. IV. Su un tipo di amuleto del XII secolo", Annali dell’Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli no. N.S. 22. 1972: 287-310.
  • Thomas David C., Pastori, Giannino, Cucco Ivan, "Excavations at Jam, Afghanistan", East and West no. 54. 2004: 87-119.

Buddhist

  • Filigenzi Anna , "Late Buddhist Art in Archaeological Context: Some Reflections on the Sanctuary of Tapa Sardar", in C. Bautze-Picron (eds.) Religion and Art: New Issues in Indian Iconography and Iconology. Vol. 1 of the Proceedings of the 18th conference of the European Association of South Asian Archaeologists, London 2005 (general editor M. Willis).. London 2008: 49-62.
  • Filigenzi Anna , "The dāna, the pātra and the cakravartin-ship: Archaeological and Art Historical Evidence for a Social History of Early Medieval Buddhism", In C. Bautze-Picron (ed.) Miscellanies about the Buddha Image. South Asian Archaeology 2007, Special Session 1 (BAR International Series 1888).. Oxford 2008: 11-24.
  • Filigenzi Anna , "The Buddhist Site of Tapa Sardar", in Anna Filigenzi and Roberta Giunta (eds), Fifty years of research in the Heart of Eurasia. The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Rome 2009: 41-57.
  • Filigenzi Anna , "Ritual Forms, Cult Objects: Tapa Sardar at the Crossroads of Places and Phases of the Buddhist ecumene", in Anna Filigenzi and Roberta Giunta (eds), Fifty years of research in the Heart of Eurasia. The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Rome 2009: 59-75.
  • Filigenzi Anna , "Migration, Diffusion, Localisation: The common roots of late Buddhist art in Afghanistan/Pakistan and early Buddhist art in Himalayan countries", Tibetan Arts in Transition: A Journey through Theatre, Cinema and Painting. Seminars Proceedings, Rome and Naples 2008-2009 [Le arti tibetane in transizione: Un viaggio attraverso teatro, cinema e pittura. Atti dei seminari Roma e Napoli 2008-2009]. Rome 2009: 79-87.
  • Parlato Sandra, "A Brāhmī Inscription on a Mud-Plaster Floor at Tapa Sardar, Ghazni", East and West no. 29. 1979: 265-269.
  • Silvi Antonini Chiara, Taddei Maurizio, "Wall Paintings from Tapa Sardār, Ghazni", South Asian Archaeology 1979. Berlin 1981: 429-438.
  • Silvi Antonini Chiara, "Note su un’area sacra di Tapa Sardar", Annali dell’Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli no. 39. 1979: 480-490.
  • Silvi Antonini Chiara, "A Short Note on the Pottery from Tapa Sardar", In M. Taddei (ed.), South Asian Archeology 1977. Naples 1979: 847-864.
  • Taddei Maurizio, Verardi, Giovanni, "Tapa Sardar - Second Preliminary Report", East and West no. 28, 1-4. Rome 1978: 33-135.
  • Taddei Maurizio, Verardi Giovanni, "Buddhist Sculptures from Tapa Sardâr, Ghazni (Afghanistan)", La Parola del Passato no. 199. 1981: 251-266..
  • Taddei Maurizio, Verardi Giovanni, "Tapa Sarudâru no bukkyô chôkoku", Bukkyô Geijutsu (Ars Buddhica) no. 138. 1981: 11-22.
  • Taddei Maurizio, Verardi Giovanni, "The Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan: Brief Account of Excavation and Study", In Studi di storia dell’arte in memoria di Mario Rotili. Naples 1984: 41-70.
  • Taddei Maurizio, Verardi Giovanni, "Clay Stupas and Thrones at Tapa Sardar, Ghazni (Afghanistan)", Zinbun (Memoirs of the Research Institute for Humanistic Studies, Kyoto University) no. 20. 1984: 17-32.
  • Taddei Maurizio, Verardi Giovanni, "Arheologija i buddizm – vklad Ital’janskogo Instituta Srednego i Dal’nego Vostoka (IsMEO)", Vestnik Drevnej Istorii no. 2. 1993: 152-162.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Tapa Sardar - First Preliminary Report", East and West no. 18, 1-2. Rome 1968: 109-24.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Results of New Excavation in Tapa-i-Sardar", Afghanistan no. 23/3. 1970: 85-107.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "The Mahiṣamardinī Image from Tapa Sardar, Ghazni", In N. Hammond (ed.), South Asian Archaeology. London 1973: 203-213.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "A Note on the Parinirvana Buddha at Tapa Sardar", In J.E. van Lohuizen-de Leeuw & J.M.M. Ubaghs (eds), South Asian Archaeology 1973. Leiden 1974: 111-115.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Evidence of a Fire Cult at Tapa Sardâr, Ghazni (Afghanistan)", In B. Allchin (ed.), South Asian Archaeology 1981. Cambridge 1984: 263-270.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "The Bejewelled Buddha and the Mahiṣāsuramardinī: Religion and Political Ideology in Pre-Muslim Afghanistan", In C. Jarrige (ed.), South Asian Archaeology 1989, Madison, Wisc.. 1992: 457-464.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "La plastica buddhistica in argilla in Afghanistan e nel Nordovest del Subcontinente indiano", In Oxus: Tesori dell’Asia Centrale (Rome, Palazzo Venezia, 29 October 1993-16 January 1994). Rome 1993: 118-122.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Ghazna", Enciclopedia dell’Arte Antica classica e orientale, Second Supplement 1971-1994, Rome, vol. II. 1994: 766-770.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Kabul", Enciclopedia dell’Arte Antica Classica e Orientale, Second Supplement 1971-1994 no. vol. III. Rome 1996: 153-157.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Afghanistan §II, 1(ii)(b): Sculpture: c. 4th-c. 1st century BC; (c): Sculpture: c. 1st-c. 3rd century AD; (d): Sculpture: c. 4th-c. 9th century AD; (iii)(a): Painting: c. 4th-c. 1st century BC; (b): c. 1st-c. 5th century AD; (c): c. 6th-c. 9th century AD.", In J. Turner (ed.), The Dictionary of Art, Macmillan no. vol. 1. 1996: 194-203.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Sardar, Tepe", In J. Turner (ed.), The Dictionary of Art, Macmillan no. vol. 27. 1996: 833.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Chronological Problems Connected with Buddhist Unbaked-Clay Sculpture from Afghanistan and Surrounding Areas", In M. Alram & D.E. Klimburg-Salter (eds), Coins, Art, and Chronology: Essays on the pre-Islamic History of the Indo-Iranian Borderlands, (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophisch-historische Klasse, Denkschriften, Band 280). Vienna 1999: 391-397.
  • Verardi Giovanni, Paparatti Elio, "From Early To Late Tapa Sardār. A Tentative Chronology", East and West no. 55/1-4. 2005: 405-444.
  • Verardi Giovanni, "Osservazioni sulla coroplastica di epoca kusana nel Nord-Ovest e in Afghanistan in relazione al materiale di Tapa Sardar", Annali dell’Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli no. 43. 1983: 479-504.
  • Verardi Giovanni, "Gandharan Imagery at Tapa Sardar", In B. Allchin (ed.), South Asian Archaeology 1981. Cambridge 1984: 257-262.
  • Verardi Giovanni, "Tapa Sardar", Enciclopedia Archeologica, Istituto Italiano dell’Enciclopedia, Roma, vol. Asia. Roma 2005: 591-592.

Buddhist and Islamic

  • Colombo Fabio, "Soils, Marbles and Colours: Restoration and Conservation Across the History of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan", in Anna Filigenzi and Roberta Giunta (eds), Fifty years of research in the Heart of Eurasia. The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Roma 2009: 173-183.
  • Di Flumeri Vatielli Gabriella, "The Museo Nazionale d'Arte Orientale 'G. Tucci' and the Istituto Italiano per l'Africa e l'Oriente: a Long and Intense Collaboration of 50 Years' Duration", in Anna Filigenzi and Roberta Giunta (eds), Fifty years of research in the Heart of Eurasia. The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Roma 2009: 185-202.
  • Ferrandi Marco, "Out of History: Themes and Symbols in the Hindu Kush at the Fringes of the Main Cultural Traditions", in Anna Filigenzi and Roberta Giunta (eds), Fifty years of research in the Heart of Eurasia. The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Roma 2009: 23-39.
  • Filigenzi A., Giunta R. (eds.), The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Fifty Years of Research in the Heart of Eurasia (Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008). Roma 2009.
  • East and West no. 7/4. 1957: 392.
  • East and West no. 9/3. 1958: 273-274.
  • East and West no. 10/3-4. 1959: 234, 309.
  • East and West no. 11/4 . 1960: 306.
  • East and West no. 12/4. 1961: 290.
  • East and West no. 13/1. 1962: 86.
  • East and West no. 16/3-4. 1966: 384.
  • East and West no. 17. 1967: 344-345.
  • East and West no. 19. 1969: 545-546.
  • East and West no. 20. 1970: 509-510.
  • East and West no. 21. 1971: 421-422.
  • East and West no. 22. 1972: 379-384.
  • East and West no. 23. 1973: 420.
  • East and West no. 25. 1975: 544-546.
  • East and West no. 26/3-4. 1976: 599-600.
  • Micheli Roberto, "Prehistory of Afghanistan: The Italian Contribution and Research Perspectives", in Anna Filigenzi and Roberta Giunta (eds), Fifty years of research in the Heart of Eurasia. The IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan 1957-2007. Proceedings of the symposium held in the Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Rome, January 8th 2008. Roma 2009: 1-17.
  • Taddei Maurizio, Verardi Giovanni, "La Missione Archeologica Italiana in Afghanistan, 1976-1979", In Scavi e ricerche Archeologiche degli anni 1976-1979 (Quaderni de ‘La Ricerca Scientifica’, 112) no. vol. 1. Rome 1985: 273-301.
  • Taddei Maurizio, "Prof. Maurizio Taddei Visits Ghazni", SPACH Newsletter no. 6. 2000: 5-7.