Ahmed Kzoo

Dr. Ahmed Fatima Kzzo ist der erste ZAZH-Stipendiat. Er wird zwischen Februar und Juni 2021 in Zürich an seinem Postdoc-Projekt zu Rollsiegeln aus Ebla (Syrien)  arbeiten.





Dr. Ahmed Fatima Kzzo's research focuses on the study of glyptic art, specifically on cylinder seals from Ebla during the second millennium B.C.


Work at ZAZH
Research on cylinder seals from Ebla in the Middle Bronze Age.
Online course, “Archaeology, Museums and Identities in the Middle East” from April 12, 2021 to July 23, 2021.The course is open to UZH students. Registration



Ahmed Fatima Kzzo is giving a talk on "Aleppo before the War. A Project to Archive Inscriptions dated to Ottoman Period in Aleppo Region"  at ICAANE 12 (International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East) at April 7th.


Research interests
Ancient Near Eastern glyptic
history of ancient Near Eastern studies
cultural heritage
cultural identities

Work experience
2020: Fellow at Columbia Global Center Amman (Columbia University).
2019: Researcher at University of Rome “Sapienza” in AANE Project (Atlas of the Ancient Near East).
2017-2019: Post-doc at the Institut für Archäologische Wissenschaften, Bern University (Switzerland).
2015–2017: Teaching assistant (Cultore della Materia) at University of Rome “Sapienza”.
2014: Research Collaborator at University of Rome "Sapienza".

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