PAIK – Italian Archaeological Project at Kültepe

The Italian Archaeological Project at Kültepe (PAIK) of the University of Milan, directed by Prof. Luca Peyronel, forms part of an international collaboration project with the University of Ankara launched in 2019 on the basis of an international collaboration agreement between the two universities that involves the conduction of archaeological research on the site entrusted to the Italian component by the Turkish team directed by Prof. Fikri Kulakoğlu. The collaboration includes archaeological fieldwork and studies in the laboratories of both universities, together with teaching and training activities, and student and lecturer exchange programmes. The PAIK research is funded by the University of Milan, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (DGSP, Office VI), and the Universities and Research Ministry (PRIN).

Kültepe, ancient Kanesh/Nesha

Kültepe Mound – Area 05