Dr Fabio Eugenio Betti obtained a PhD in Archaeology at the University of Perugia. He has been research fellow both for the Ministry of Education and the Institute of Philosophical Studies in Naples. Since 2008 he has been teaching History of Classical Tradition in the Byzantine and Sassanid eras at the School of Archaeology, University of Milan. His main research area concerns techniques, iconography and ideology of ancient sumptuary art. His current research focuses on the relationship between East and West in Arabia Felix, the influence of the Hellenistic-Roman tradition on South Arabian glyptic art, and the rediscovery of Oriental Antiquities by European travellers.
Lecture title: “The Jewellery Worn by South Arabian People”.