as in the past semester, also this semester the course of ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST will be taught one class a week for the entire semester and will be offered together for the graduate students of ISAW- NYU and of MEDARCH-UNIPV. Classes will be held on Mondays, 15.00-18.00 (Rome time) starting on next monday January 24 with the presentation of the course and continuing down to the end of the semester.Until April 4th, classes will be remotely taught from New York. After that teaching will be in presence at Pavia University. Readings for participation will be uploaded on the KIRO platform soon. zoom link will be provided on KIRO, or by request.