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Patrizia Sfligiotti

location iconRome, Italy
Patrizia is a former archaeologist with a background in archaeology, history and art history. She studied in Rome, at the Vatican and at the University of Aix-en-Provence (France) for her PhD in Medieval Archaeology. For ten years she worked on the Crypta Balbi project, the most important excavation in Rome in the 20th century. She has been a professional guide for over 20 years. She loves meeting people from different cultures to share her knowledge and passion. She supports the Italian National Trust (FAI - Fondo Ambiente Italiano). Since 1990s she has been their cultural attaché in Rome, planning cultural events, designing special itineraries and leading tour in Rome, Italy and abroad. She wrote the guidebook to Villa Gregoriana (Tivoli), and translated the manual by Colin Renfrew and Paul G. Bahn "Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice" (first published by Thames & Hudson in 1991). She has been appointed a Kentucky Colonel twice.